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27 May 2007

Preview: Fidelio, Royal Opera House, London

http://www.independent.co.uk/arts/music/features/article2579330.ece

Endrik_Wottrich.pngA Florestan who's not to be messed with.
By Michael Church [Indepdent, 24 May 2007]

The pictures had suggested a handsome hunk, but I wasn't expecting the massive weightlifter who erupts into the room. Before I have time to frame my first question, tenor Endrik Wottrich is off, with a ringing declaration of why the freedom-fighting Florestan - the role he is singing in Beethoven's Fidelio - is full of contemporary significance, and perfect for him.

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