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Opera North - Wagner's Das Rheingold

From Leeds Town Hall, Richard Farnes conducts a German language performance of Wagner's Das Rheingold, launching a four-year project to present Wagner's entire Ring Cycle.

Presented by Ian Skelly

Opera North live, with its most ambitious venture to date, a four year project to present Wagner's entire Ring Cycle. It's launched from Leeds Town Hall with Wagner's Das Rheingold conducted by Richard Farnes.

The company present Wagner's epic drama of love and power as an opera-in-concert, a semi-staged production featuring an international cast, advised by the great British Wagnerian soprano, Dame Anne Evans.

The performance will be sung in German.

Cast list:

Michael Druiett (Wotan)
Nicholas Folwell (Alberich)
Wolfgang Ablinger-Sperrhacke (Loge)
Yvonne Howard (Fricka)
Andrea Baker (Erda)
James Creswell (Fasolt)
Gregory Frank (Fafner)
Giselle Allen (Freia)
Peter Wedd (Froh)
Derek Welton (Donner)
Richard Roberts (Mime)
Jeni Bern (Woglinde)
Jennifer Johnston (Wellgunde)
Sarah Castle (Flosshilde).

2 hours, 55 minutes

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