DetailsPart of the Wagner ring cycle, Der Ring des Nibelungen. In Das Rheingold the power crazy dwarf Alberich plots to steal the Rhinemaidens gold, which bestows omnipotence on its owner. Meanwhile Wotan and Loge, two powerful gods, plan to steal the gold as a ransom for the goddess Freia who has been kidnapped by giants annoyed at not being paid for building Valhalla.
Cast/Performers Brian Bannatyne-Scott, Nicholas Folwell, Guy Harbottle, Peter Lurie, Jacob Zethner-Moller, Mark Richardson, Pauline Birchall, Lesley Anne Dawes, Jenny Miller
Company: Longborough Festival Opera
Conductor: Alistair Dawes
Director: Alan Privett
Design(s): Laura Smith (back projection), Jenny Miller (set)
Costume: Viva Wright