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18 September 2019, 13:37
The magical moment Juan Diego Flórez and Edward Gardner created something beautiful together – and we all got to be a fly on the wall.
This is a rare, beautiful insight into the work that goes into creating some of the world’s most beautiful music.
Juan Diego Flórez rehearses 'Pourquoi me réveiller' from Massenet’s Werther
🤩 Esteemed tenor Juan Diego Flórez rehearses 'Pourquoi me réveiller' from Massenet’s Werther, with conductor Edward Gardner Werther is now open on the Main Stage 🙌 Tickets: roh.org.uk/productions/werther-by-benoit-jacquot?utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=SocialPosted by Royal Opera House on Tuesday, 17 September 2019
“I love what you did in rehearsals when you go quicker to the top A sharp,” Gardner says to Flórez over the piano.
“You often hear it together with the orchestra, but when you go quick and I wait, I can enforce what you have.”
What a treat it is to see two such great artists in a working rehearsal.
Watch, and let yourself be transported to a magical realm where only shining top A sharps exist...