Live from The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Presented by Donald Macleod
In the third of the Ring dramas, live from the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, the cunning dwarf, Mime, tries to manipulate the young hero, Siegfried, into stealing the magic ring from the dragon, Fafner, with the sword Nothung. But his plans go awry and Siegfried takes the ring for himself and goes on to awaken the Valkyrie, Brunnhilde, who is surrounded by a ring of fire.
Donald Macleod is joined by Wagner expert John Deathridge
Mime.....Gerhard Siegel (Tenor)
Siegfried.....Stefan Vinke (Tenor)
Wanderer (Wotan)..... Bryn Terfel (Bass-Baritone)
Alberich.....Wolfgang Koch (Baritone)
Fafner.....Eric Halfvarson (Bass)
Woodbird.....Sophie Bevan (Soprano)
Erda.....Maria Radner (Contralto)
Brünnhilde.....Susan Bullock (Soprano)
The Orchestra of The Royal Opera House
Conductor, Antonio Pappano
*1930 Act 3.