René Pape stars as Heinrich der Vogler in new production of ‘Lohengrin’ in Paris

Opening on January 18, Opéra national de Paris presents a new production of Wagner’s Lohengrin featuring René Pape as Heinrich der Vogler. The staging, created by Claus Guth, highlights a spectacular cast including Jonas Kaufmann in the title role, Martina Serafin as Elsa, Evelyn Herlitzius as Ortrud, and Wolfgang Koch sings Friedrich.

Additional performances take place January 21, 24, 27 & 30, with Maestro Philippe Jordan leading from the pit.

Mr. Pape can be heard on an acclaimed Teldec release as Heinrich, in collaboration with the Staatskapelle Berlin, and performs a selection from the piece on his must-have Wagner album, also with the Staatskapelle Berlin and Daniel Barenboim.