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The London Philharmonic Concert Society Ltd. presents ' SIEGFRIED'

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Act 3 of the opera by Wagner from the Royal Opera House, Covent
Garden
Scene 1, A wild region at the foot of the Valkyrie's rock
Scene 2, The summit of the Valkyrie's rock
Cast in order of appearance
The London Philharmonic Orchestra
Leader, David McCallum
Conductor, Sir Thomas Beecham ,
Bart.
Producer, Charles Moor
At the beginning of Act 3 Wotan explains to Erda, Goddess of the Earth, that he and the old gods will abdicate and leave the world to the rule of Siegfried and Briinnhilde. The storm which accompanied Wotan's entry passes over, and Siegfried confronts the Wanderer, as Wotan is calling himself. With a blow of the sword he had forged himself from the splinters of his father's weapon, he cuts in two the old god's spear of world dominion, and plunges into the flames that surround the crag.
The scene changes to the summit where Briinnhilde lies asleep. Siegfried wakes her and she sings a joyous greeting to the light. Then, recognising the hero who had come to win her as his bride, she bids him welcome, and the opera closes with an exultant love duet.
Act 2 of ' Siegfried' was broadcast in the Regional programme at 8.1$

Contributors

Leader: David McCallum
Conductor: Sir Thomas Beecham
Producer: Charles Moor
TheWanderer: Hans Hermann Nissen
Erda: Edith Furmedge
Siegfried: Lauritz Melchior
Briinnhilde: Anny Konetzni






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