Opera On 3

Ep. 1/4 - Wagner’s Ring Cycle

Royal Opera House
Royal Opera House

Over four evenings from Wednesday 17 to Saturday 20 February, Opera On 3 presents another chance to hear the remarkable performances of Wagner's Ring Cycle, recorded and first broadcast from London’s Royal Opera House in 2018, in Keith Warner’s acclaimed production.

Presented by Tom Service, these performances of the Ring Cycle feature Sir Antonio Pappano conducting the Royal Opera House Orchestra and a stellar cast including soprano Nina Stemme as Brünnhilde; baritone John Lundgren as Wotan; mezzo-soprano Sarah Connolly as Fricka; and tenor Stefan Vinke as Siegfried, among others.

Wednesday 17 February: Das Rheingold
7pm - 10pm

Wotan.....John Lundgren (Baritone)
Alberich.....Johannes-Martin Kranzle (Baritone)
Loge.....Alan Oke (Tenor)
Erda.....Wiebke Lehmkuhl (Contralto)
Fricka.....Sarah Connolly (Mezzo-soprano)
Freia.....Lise Davidsen (Soprano)
Donner.....Markus Eiche (Baritone)
Froh.....Andrew Staples (Tenor)
Mime.....Gerhard Siegel (Tenor)
Fasolt.....Gunther Groissbock (Bass)
Fafner.....Brindley Sherratt (Bass)
Woglinde.....Lauren Fagan (Soprano)
Wellgunde.....Christina Bock (Mezzo-soprano)
Flosshilde.....Angela Simkin (Mezzo-soprano)
Royal Opera House Orchestra
Antonio Pappano (Conductor)

  • Producer: Rebecca Bean

Publicity contact: BBC Radio 3 Publicity

Channel
DateWednesday, 17 February 2021
Time7:00 PM -
10:00 PM
Week07