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BBC Proms 2005

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Die Walkure
Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London. Antonio Pappano conducts a concert performance of the new Covent Garden production of the second opera in Wagner's Ring cycle, starring Placido Domingo and Bryn Terfel. The plot surrounds Siegmund and Sieglinde's incestuous love affair and Wotan's decision to punish his warrior daughter, Brunnhilde, when she defends them. Presented by Christopher Cook.
Royal Opera House Orchestra, conductor Antonio Pappano Acti
6.05 Interval: Return to Berlin
George Brandt left his home town of Berlin as a teenager in 1933. In 2002 he was invited to return under a scheme run by the city as a gesture of reconciliation to Berlin exiles around the world.
6.30 Act 2
8.05 Interval: Nietzsche in Basel
Jonathan Ree travels to Basel in the footsteps of the young Nietzsche, an optimistic young man overflowing with ideas - many of which he discussed with his close friend Richard Wagner.
9.00 Act 3
This performance of Die Walkure can be seen on BBC4 at 7.30pm

Contributors

Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Unknown: Placido Domingo
Presented By: Christopher Cook.
Conductor: Antonio Pappano
Unknown: Richard Wagner.
Siegmund: Placido Domingo (tenor)
Sieglinde: Waltraud Meier (mezzo)
Hunding: Eric Halfvarson (bass)
Wotan: Bryn Terfel (baritone)
Brunnhilde: Lisa Gasteen (soprano)
Fricka: Rosalind Plowright (mezzo)
Gerhilde: Geraldine McGreevy (soprano)
Ortlinde: Elaine McKrill (soprano)
Waltraute: Claire Powell (mezzo)
Schwertleite: Rebecca de Pont Davies (mezzo)
Helmwige: Irene Theorin (soprano)
Siegrune: Sarah Castle (mezzo)
Grimgerde: Clare Shearer (mezzo)
Rossweisse Elizabeth: Sikora (mezzo)

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