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Nov. 02 2013

November 2013 – BAYREUTH FESTIVAL – 1:00pm

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Bayreuth Festival – Richard Wagner: Der Ring des Nibelungen

WBJC is proud to present the complete Ring cycle, captured in the unsurpassed acoustics of the Festspielhaus by Radio Bavaria.  Host Rick Fulker talks with the cast and the production team, bringing it all a little closer.  It’s your front-seat ticket to one of the world’s most exclusive events.

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11/09/13 – DAS RHEINGOLD – 1:00pm

OPERA: DAS RHEINGOLD (The Rhine Gold)
COMPOSER: Richard Wagner

Roles and Soloists:
Wotan Wolfgang Koch, baritone
Fricka Claudia Mahnke, contralto
Freia Elisabet Strid, soprano
Loge Norbert Ernst, tenor
Donner Oleksandr Pushniak, baritone
Froh Lothar Odinius, tenor
Erda Nadine Weissmann, contralto
Alberich Martin Winkler, baritone
Mime Burkhard Ulrich, tenor
Fafner Sorin Coliban, bass
Fasolt Günther Groissböck, bass
Woglinde Mirella Hagen
Wellgunde Julia Rutigliano
Flosshilde Okka von der Damerau

CONDUCTOR: Kyrill Petrenko
STAGE DIRECTOR: Frank Castorf
ORCHESTRA: Bayreuth Festival Orchestra

Approx. Length: 3 hours


11/16/13 – DIE WALKÜRE – 1:00pm

OPERA: DIE WALKÜRE (The Valkyrie)
COMPOSER: Richard Wagner

Roles and Soloists:
Siegmund Johan Botha, tenor
Sieglinde Anja Kampe, soprano
Hunding Franz-Josef Selig, bass
Wotan Wolfgang Koch, baritone
Brünnhilde Catherine Foster, soprano
Fricka Claudia Mahnke, contralto
Gerhilde Allison Oakes
Ortlinde Dara Hobbs
Waltraute Claudia Mahnke
Schwertleite Nadine Weissmann
Helmwige Christiane Kohl
Siegrune Julia Rutigliano
Grimgerde Geneviève King
Rossweisse Alexandra Petersamer

CONDUCTOR: Kyrill Petrenko
STAGE DIRECTOR: Frank Castorf
ORCHESTRA: Bayreuth Festival Orchestra

Approx. Length: 4 hours 30 minutes

 


11/23/13 – SIEGFRIED – 1:00pm

OPERA: SIEGFRIED
COMPOSER: Richard Wagner

Roles and Soloists:
Siegfried Lance Ryan, tenor
Brünnhilde Catherine Foster, soprano
The Wanderer Wolfgang Koch, baritone
Mime Burkhard Ulrich, tenor
Alberich Martin Winkler, baritone
Fafner Sorin Coliban, bass
Erda Nadine Weissmann, contralto
The Forest Bird Mirella Hagen, soprano

CONDUCTOR: Kyrill Petrenko
STAGE DIRECTOR: Frank Castorf
ORCHESTRA: Bayreuth Festival Orchestra

Approx. Length: 4 hours 30 minutes

 


11/30/13 – GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG – 1:00pm

OPERA: GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG (Twilight of the Gods)
COMPOSER: Richard Wagner

Roles and Soloists:
Siegfried Lance Ryan, tenor
Brünnhilde Catherine Foster, soprano
Waltraute Claudia Mahnke, contralto
Gunther Alexander Marco-Buhrmester, baritone
Gutrune Allison Oakes, soprano
Alberich Andrew Shore, baritone
Hagen Attila Jun, bass
1st Norn Okka von der Damerau
2nd Norn Claudia Mahnke
3rd Norn Christiane Kohl
Woglinde Mirella Hagen
Wellgunde Julia Rutigliano
Flosshilde Okka von der Damerau
Alberich Martin Winkler, baritone

CONDUCTOR: Kyrill Petrenko
STAGE DIRECTOR: Frank Castorf
ORCHESTRA: Bayreuth Festival Orchestra
CHORUS: Bayreuth Festival Chorus, Eberhard Friedrich, conductor

Approx. Length: 5 hours

 

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