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Tannhäuser [ROH]

Tannhäuser [ROH]

"In Venus's domain of the Venusberg, the great singer Tannhäuser tires of Venus's love and escapes. In a song contest at home on the subject of love, Tannhäuser argues for the importance of physical desire - revealing his sin with Venus, to the people's horror. Elisabeth, whose heart he won long ago, intercedes on his behalf. Tannhäuser is ordered to make a pilgrimage to the Pope to seek redemption."

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