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Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg


Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg

Stage Director: François Rochaix
Conductor: Hermann Michael
Set Designer: Jean-Claude Maret
Costume Designer: Jean-Claude Maret
Lighting Designer: Joan Sullivan
Scenery Period/Style: 16th Century German
Scenery: 1989
Scene Shop: Seattle Opera Scenic Studios
Costume Period/Style: 16th Century/period detail
Year Costumes Built: 1989
Costume Shop: Seattle Opera Costume Shop
Supertitles: Jonathan Dean


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Total Costume Rental: $35,000.00


  • Costume rental fee
  • Designer Royalty
  • Packing charges
  • Cleaning

Not Included:

  • Refundable damage deposit
  • Costume Supervisor fee and expenses including per diem, airfare and hotel. (Supervisor required for fittings and packout.)
  • Shipping
  • Insurance Certificate

COSTUME Information

Principal Women (6 costumes)
3) Eva (x2 - double cast)
3) Magdalena

Principal Men (25 costumes)
2) Walther (double cast available)
2) Hans Sachs
2) David
2) Kothner
2) Vogelgesang
2) Moser
2) Ortel
2) Foltz
1.5) Beckmesser
1.5) Nachtigall
1.5) Schwartz
1) Zorn
1) Eisslinger
1) Night Watchman

Chorus Women (48 bodies, 92 costumes + additions)
44) Townswomen - Act I, III
40) Church capes (1/4 costumes) - Act I
44 Nightgowns - Act II
4 Lehrbuben - All Acts

Chorus Men - All Acts (50 bodies, 50 costumes)
33) Townsmen
8) Lehrbuben
9) Gesellen

Musicians - Act III 
4) Trumpeters
2) Drummers
1) Lute player

Super Women - All Acts (15 bodies, 15 costumes)
15) Madchen

Super Men - All Acts (17 bodies, 17 costumes)
4) Lehrbuben - Act II, III
6) Gesellen - Act II, III
3) Meisters - Act II, III
4) Banner Holders - Act I

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