Opera Singer Flawlessly Performs a Wagner Aria While Undergoing an MRI Scan

While performing with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, German baritone Michael Volle impressively sang the Wagner aria “Song to the Evening Star” from the opera Tannhäuser while undergoing a MRI scan. The moving scan showed, in intimate detail, how Volle was physically able to produce such beautiful sounds.

(translated) Moving MRI scans of baritone Michael Volle, singing of Wolfram “Song to the Evening Star” from Richard Wagner’s opera “Tannhäuser”. The occasion is the guest appearance of Michael Volle the BR Symphony Orchestra on Thursday and Friday in Munich’s Herkulessaal.