25 Aug 2013, Royal Albert Hall
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Proms 2013 Prom 57: Wagner – Parsifal

Prom 57: Wagner – Parsifal
Prom 57: Wagner – Parsifal
16:30 Sun 25 Aug 2013 Royal Albert Hall
Sir Mark Elder conducts the Hallé in Wagner’s final opera of sensual temptation and spiritual redemption, Parsifal. Lars Cleveman is the Holy Fool of the title, Katarina Dalayman the Magdalen figure Kundry, Detlef Roth the wounded Amfortas and Sir John Tomlinson Gurnemanz.
Sir Mark Elder conducts the Hallé in Wagner’s final opera of sensual temptation and spiritual redemption, Parsifal. Lars Cleveman is the Holy Fool of the title, Katarina Dalayman the Magdalen figure Kundry, Detlef Roth the wounded Amfortas and Sir John Tomlinson Gurnemanz.

Programme

Performers

  • Lars Cleveman
    tenor (Parsifal), Proms debut artist
    tenor (Parsifal), Proms debut artist
  • Katarina Dalayman
    soprano (Kundry)
    soprano (Kundry)
  • Sir John Tomlinson
    bass (Gurnemanz)
    bass (Gurnemanz)
  • Detlef Roth
    baritone (Amfortas)
    baritone (Amfortas)
  • Tom Fox
    baritone (Klingsor), Proms debut artist
    baritone (Klingsor), Proms debut artist
  • Reinhard Hagen
    bass (Titurel)
    bass (Titurel)
  • Robert Murray
    tenor (Knight 1)
    tenor (Knight 1)
  • Andrew Greenan
    bass-baritone (Knight 2), Proms debut artist
    bass-baritone (Knight 2), Proms debut artist
  • Sarah Castle
    mezzo-soprano (Squire 1/Flower Maiden 3)
    mezzo-soprano (Squire 1/Flower Maiden 3)
  • Madeleine Shaw
    mezzo-soprano (Squire 2/Flower Maiden 6/Voice from Above), Proms debut artist
    mezzo-soprano (Squire 2/Flower Maiden 6/Voice from Above), Proms debut artist
  • Joshua Ellicott
    tenor (Squire 3)
    tenor (Squire 3)
  • Andrew Rees
    tenor (Squire 4)
    tenor (Squire 4)
  • Elizabeth Cragg
    soprano (Flower Maiden 1)
    soprano (Flower Maiden 1)
  • Anita Watson
    soprano (Flower Maiden 2), Proms debut artist
    soprano (Flower Maiden 2), Proms debut artist
  • Ana James
    soprano (Flower Maiden 4)
    soprano (Flower Maiden 4)
  • Anna Devin
    soprano (Flower Maiden 5)
    soprano (Flower Maiden 5)
  • conductor

Composers

About this event

Sir Mark Elder conducts the Hallé in Parsifal, Wagner’s final epic drama of renunciation and redemption, with Sir John Tomlinson as Gurnemanz, the veteran Knight of the Grail. Lars Cleveman is the Holy Fool Parsifal and Katarina Dalayman the penitential Magdalen figure, Kundry.

There will be two intervals, of 50 and 35 minutes

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