CORONAVIRUS: 22Feb21 UpdateAll UK venues closed on 16th March 2020. After the Prime Minister's announcement it would appear that, subject to continued control of the virus, venues may re-open with social distancing and limits on audiences from 17th May. Social distancing restrictions may be removed from 21st June. We will continue to update our listings as much as possible to reflect the changes as/when they are reported.
Set in a world of Norse gods and superheroes, The Ring, is about love, power, corruption, man's relationship with the divine, what it is to be human. They have been more exhaustively analysed and debated than any opera written. Rarely performed, to witness the four operas that make up The Ring is a truly overwhelming experience.Performers Elizabeth Byrne (Brunnhilde), Sara Rhodes (Gerhilde), Rachel Hynes (Helmwige), Mary Cattan Clarke (Ortlinde), Jane Irwin (Waltraute), Leah Marian Jones (Rossweisse), Clare Shearer (Siegrune), Yvonne Lea (Grimgerde), Kathleen Wilkinson (Schwertleite), Matthew Best (Wotan/Wanderer), Michael Druiett (Donner), Matthew Elton Thomas (Froh), Peter Bronder (Loge), Anne Mason (Fricka), Rachel Hynes (Freia), Mary Phillips (Erda), Inka Rinn (Woglinde), Marianne Andersen (Wellgunde), Leah Marian Jones (Flosshilde), Carsten Stabell (Fasolt), Markus Hollop (Fafner), Marie Plette (Sieglinde), Jan Kyhle (Siegmund), Carsten Stabell (Hunding), Graham Sanders (Siegfried), Gillian Keith (Woodbird), Leah Marian Jones (First Norn), Jane Irwin (Second Norn), Rachel Hynes (Third Norn), Mats Almgren (Hagen), Peter Savidge (Gunther), Elaine McKrill (Gutrune), Peter Sidhom (Alberich), Alasdair Elliott (Mime).
Music Wagner. Corporate Sponsor Bank of Scotland. Company Scottish Opera. Conductor Richard Armstrong. Director Tim Albery. Design Hildegard Bechtler. Costume Ana Jebens. Lighting Wolfgang Gobel (Das Rheingold/Die Walkure). Lighting Kai Fischer (assistant). Lighting Peter Mumford (Siegfried and Gotterdammerung). Lighting Rachel McCutcheon (assistant). Director Vanessa Gray (movement director and assistand to the director).
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