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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 surtitles. Running time 2 hours 40 minutes (no interval).Performers Inka Rinn (Woglinde), Marianne Andersen (Wellgunde), Leah Marian Jones (Flosshilde), Peter Sidhom (Alberich), Anne Mason (Fricka), Matthew Best (Wotan), Rachel Hynes (Freia), Carsten Stabell (Fasolt), Markus Hollop (Fafner), Matthews Elton Thomas (Froh), Michael Druiett (Donner), Peter Bronder (Loge), Alasdair Elliott (Mime), Mary Phillips (Erda).
Author Wagner. Corporate Sponsor Bank of Scotland. Company Scottish Opera. Conductor Richard Armstrong. Director Tim Albery. Design Hildegard Bechtler. Costume Ana Jebens. Lighting Wolfgang Gobbel. Director Vanessa Gray (assistant). Lighting Kai Fischer (assistant).
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