Listen Now: Anne Evans & Richard Farnes discuss Opera North production of Wagner's Das Rheingold - BBC Radio 3 Ondemand

Written By The Wagnerian on Friday, 17 June 2011 | 7:30:00 pm

Dame Anne Evans and conductor Richard Farnes talk to Sean Rafferty about the new Opera North production of Wagner's Das Rheingold, which tours concert halls across the north of England from this weekend.

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And from Opera North's Blog:

With Opera North’s Das Rheingold due to open at Leeds Town Hall on Saturday 18 June, here are some images from the production.


Jennifer Johnstone as Wellgunde, Jeni Bern as Woglinde, Sarah Castle as Flosshilde and Nicholas Folwell as Alberich. Photo credit: Clive Barda


Michael Druiett as Wotan. Photo credit: Clive Barda

Michael Druiett as Wotan, Nicholas Folwell as Alberich and Wolfgang Ablinger-Sperrhacke as Loge. Photo credit: Clive Barda

Gregory Frank as Fafner, Giselle Allen as Freia and James Creswell as Fasolt. Photo credit: Clive Barda

Conductor Richard Farnes. Photo credit: Clive Barda
Das Rheingold opens at Leeds Town Hall on Saturday 18 June. Further performances take place at Leeds Town Hall (1 July, 8 September), Birmingham Symphony Hall (24 June), The Sage,Gateshead (26 June) and The Lowry, Salford Quays (10 September). More details and booking information here.