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Prom 18 (part 3): Wagner - Siegfried

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Live from the Royal Albert Hall in London, Daniel Barenboim conducts the Staatskapelle Berlin in Act 3 of Wagner's Siegfried.

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Staatskapelle Berlin and Daniel Barenboim live at the BBC Proms with the third part of Wagner's Ring cycle, Siegfried

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London
Presented by Tom Service

Wagner: Siegfried - Act 1 (concert performance; sung in German)

6.20pm Interval

6.50pm
Wagner: Siegfried - Act 2

8.15pm Interval

8.45pm
Wagner: Siegfried - Act 3

Siegfried ..... Lance Ryan (tenor)
Brünnhilde ..... Nina Stemme (soprano)
Wanderer ..... Terje Stensvold (bass-baritone)
Mime ..... Peter Bronder (tenor)
Alberich ..... Johannes Martin Kränzle (baritone)
Fafner ..... Eric Halfvarson (bass)
Woodbird ..... Rinnat Moriah (soprano)
Erda ..... Anna Larsson (contralto)
Staatskapelle Berlin
Daniel Barenboim (conductor)

Daniel Barenboim's Ring with the Staatskapelle Berlin - the first ever complete cycle at the BBC Proms - continues with the razored strings and yelping brass of a violent storm, the cloudburst of incestuous love, a bitter marital dispute and the first appearance of Wotan's rebel daughter, Brunnhilde, sung by a leading exponent of the role, Nina Stemme. The cunning dwarf, Mime, tries to manipulate Siegfried into stealing the magic ring from the dragon, Fafner, with the sword Nothung. But his plans go awry when Siegfried takes the ring for himself...

1 hour, 55 minutes

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Fri 26 Jul 2013 20:35

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