BBC Proms - 2005

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04ADie Walkere - 120050718

Presented by Christopher Cook live from the Royal Albert Hall, London, the first instalment of the Proms Ring cycle.

Antonio Pappano conducts a performance of the new Covent Garden production of Wagner's Die Walküre.

Siegmund and Sieglinde are unaware that they are brother and sister when they fall passionately in love.

The god Wotan determines to uphold the law and defend Sieglinde's husband, but his warrior daughter Brünnhilde defies him.

As punishment, she is sentenced to become a mortal woman.

She must sleep, surrounded by fire, until a man can awaken her.

Siegmund....Placido Domingo (tenor)

Sieglinde....Waltraud Meier (mezzo-soprano)

Hunding....Eric Halfvarson (bass)

Wotan....Bryn Terfel (baritone)

Brünnhilde....Lisa Gasteen (soprano)

Fricka....Rosalind Plowright (mezzo-soprano)

Gerhilde....Geraldine McGreevy (soprano)

Ortlinde....Elaine McKrill (soprano)

Waltraute....Claire Powell (mezzo-soprano)

Schwertleite....Rebecca de Pont Davies (mezzo-soprano)

Helmwige....Irene Theorin (soprano)

Siegrune....Sarah Castle (mezzo-soprano)

Grimgerde....Clare Shearer (mezzo-soprano)

Rossweisse....Elizabeth Sikora (mezzo-soprano)

Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

Antonio Pappano (conductor)

Evening

Morning

Afternoon.

Continues at 6.35pm after Twenty Minutes

04ADie Walkere - 120050718

Presented by Christopher Cook live from the Royal Albert Hall, London, the first instalment of the Proms Ring cycle.

Antonio Pappano conducts a performance of the new Covent Garden production of Wagner's Die Walküre.

Siegmund and Sieglinde are unaware that they are brother and sister when they fall passionately in love.

The god Wotan determines to uphold the law and defend Sieglinde's husband, but his warrior daughter Brünnhilde defies him.

As punishment, she is sentenced to become a mortal woman.

She must sleep, surrounded by fire, until a man can awaken her.

Siegmund....Placido Domingo (tenor)

Sieglinde....Waltraud Meier (mezzo-soprano)

Hunding....Eric Halfvarson (bass)

Wotan....Bryn Terfel (baritone)

Brünnhilde....Lisa Gasteen (soprano)

Fricka....Rosalind Plowright (mezzo-soprano)

Gerhilde....Geraldine McGreevy (soprano)

Ortlinde....Elaine McKrill (soprano)

Waltraute....Claire Powell (mezzo-soprano)

Schwertleite....Rebecca de Pont Davies (mezzo-soprano)

Helmwige....Irene Theorin (soprano)

Siegrune....Sarah Castle (mezzo-soprano)

Grimgerde....Clare Shearer (mezzo-soprano)

Rossweisse....Elizabeth Sikora (mezzo-soprano)

Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

Antonio Pappano (conductor)

Evening

Morning

Afternoon.

Continues at 6.35pm after Twenty Minutes

04BDie Walkere - 220050718

Part 2 of the performance of the new Covent Garden production of Wagner's Die Walküre.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall.

Continues at 9.00pm after Nietzsche in Basel

04BDie Walkere - 220050718

Part 2 of the performance of the new Covent Garden production of Wagner's Die Walküre.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall.

Continues at 9.00pm after Nietzsche in Basel

04CDie Walkere - 320050718

Part 3 of the performance of the new Covent Garden production of Wagner's Die Walküre, live from the Royal Albert Hall.

04CDie Walkere - 320050718

Part 3 of the performance of the new Covent Garden production of Wagner's Die Walküre, live from the Royal Albert Hall.