Die Zauberflöte / Bayerische Staatsoper
16 Jul 2017
Also noteworthy was the Sarastro of veteran bass Rene Pape. Much to everyone’s surprise and delight, the Munich Opera Intendant Nikolaus Bachler came onstage at the final curtain to announce that Pape was being honoured with the title of Kammersänger, totally deserving of course, only surprisingly belated.
– Joseph So, Musical Toronto