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Proms 2013 Prom 29: Wagner – Tannhäuser

Prom 29: Wagner – Tannhäuser
Prom 29: Wagner – Tannhäuser
18:00 Sun 4 Aug 2013 Royal Albert Hall
Acclaimed Wagnerian Donald Runnicles continues the Proms Wagner bicentenary celebrations with Wagner’s Tannhäuser. Robert Dean Smith sings the role of the titular troubadour who tires of sensual pleasure and longs for spiritual redemption
Acclaimed Wagnerian Donald Runnicles continues the Proms Wagner bicentenary celebrations with Wagner’s Tannhäuser. Robert Dean Smith sings the role of the titular troubadour who tires of sensual pleasure and longs for spiritual redemption

Programme

      • Tannhäuser(183 mins)(concert performance; sung in German)

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About this event

In their second Proms appearance together, Donald Runnicles and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra turn to Tannhäuser. Robert Dean Smith sings the role of the troubadour who tires of Venus’s charms and yearns for spiritual redemption. Elisabeth is the woman who loves him, Wolfram the man who loves her.

There will be two intervals of 30 minutes

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