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Part of the Wagner ring cycle, Der Ring des Nibelungen. Running time approx. 5hr. In Die Walkure (which includes the famous Ride of the Valkyries) the goddesses fly the souls of dead battle heroes to their new home in Valhalla but Brunnhilde (Chief Valkyrie) has fallen out with Wotan because she protected his half human son Siegmund in battle so he imprisons her on a rock surrounded by fire knowing that only a fearless hero (who he thinks doesn't exist) can save her. Sung in German with English surtitles. Running time: 5hrs 50mins (with 2 intervals)

Performers Simon O'Neill (Siegmund), Eva-Maria Westbroek (Sieglinde), John Tomlinson (Hunding), Bryn Terfel (Wotan), Susan Bullock (Brunnhilde), Sarah Connolly (Fricka), Alwyn Mellor (Gerhilde - Nottingham/Lowry/Southbank/Sage/Gateshead), Katherine Broderick (Ortlinde), Karen Cargill (Waltraute), Anna Burford (Schwertleite), Elisabeth Meister (Helmwige), Sarah Castle (Siegrune), Clare Shearer (Grimgerde), Madeleine Shaw (Rossweisse).
Author Wagner. Producer Royal Opera House. Company Royal Opera Chorus. Company Orchestra of the Royal Opera House. Conductor Antonio Pappano. Director Keith Warner. Design Stefanos Lazaridis. Costume Marie-Jeanne Lecca. Lighting Wolfgang Gobbel. Design Mic Pool (video). Design Dick Straker (video). Design Matthew Deely (associate set designer). Director Malcolm Ranson (fight). Choreographer Clare Glaskin (original choreography).

Die Walkure

Die Walkure (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T211009054. Details of all Die Walkure archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1913

Archive Listings

26 Sep 12
28 Oct 12
Royal Opera House
West End
Greater London

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