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Part 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. Sung in German with English supertitles. Sponsored by the Bank of Scotland, Das Rheingold marks the beginning of Scottish Opera's four-year undertaking of Wagner's Ring Cycle.

Performers Matthew Best (Wotan), Carsten Stabell (Fasolt), Anne Mason (Fricka), Michael Druiett (Donner), Matthew Elton Thomas (Froh), Peter Bronder (Loge), Markus Hollop (Fafner), Peter Sidhom (Alberich), Alasdair Elliott (Mime), Rachel Hynes (Freia), Helene Ronada (Erda), Inka Rinn (Woglinde), Marianne Andersen (Wellgunde), Claire Bradshaw (Flosshilde).
Author Wagner. Company Scottish Opera. Conductor Richard Armstrong (music). Director Tim Albery. Choreographer Vanessa Gray. Design Hildegard Bechtler. Costume Ana Jebens. Lighting Wolfgang Gobbel. Lighting Kai Fischer (assistant).

Das Rheingold

Das Rheingold (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T0947229738. Details of all Das Rheingold archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1900

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