Lohengrin

Opera on WRTI
12:13 pm
Fri October 11, 2013

Wagner's LOHENGRIN: San Francisco Opera on WRTI, October 12

Tenor Brandon Jovanovich sings the title role in Wagner's LOHENGRIN.

The prayers of a desperate woman are answered in the form of a noble warrior in Richard Wagner's most accessible opera, which contrasts the lust for power with the search for faith. The title role is sung by Brandon Jovanovich, "a first-rate Wagner tenor" (San Francisco Chronicle) who was an electrifying Siegmund in Die Walk├╝re (2011). As his doubt-plagued bride, soprano Camilla Nylund "evokes an affecting degree of dreamy distance in Elsa's account of her mysterious savior" (Gramophone).

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