Act 1 of Wagner's Siegfried in a performance given at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. With Stefan Vinke as Siegfried, Gerhard Siegel as Mime and Bryn Terfel as the Wanderer.
Wagner's Siegfried, Act 1
Presented by Donald Macleod
Another chance to hear Wagner's Ring recorded in October at The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
Tonight Act 1 of the third of the Ring dramas. It opens with the cunning dwarf, Mime, trying to forge the sword Nothung, and attempting to manipulate the young hero, Siegfried, whom he has brought up, into stealing the magic ring from the dragon, Fafner.
Mime.....Gerhard Siegel (Tenor)
Siegfried.....Stefan Vinke (Tenor)
Wanderer (Wotan)..... Bryn Terfel (Bass-Baritone)
The Orchestra of The Royal Opera House
Conductor, Antonio Pappano.
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