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BBC Proms 2000

on BBC Radio 3

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London. In his first performance in Britain of a complete Wagner opera, Simon Rattle comes to the Proms to conduct Wagner's final music drama, Parsifal. The opera tells of the hero Parsifal's quest from youth to maturity through hard-won experience.

European Voices, Philharmonia Chorus, Rotterdam Philharmonic, conductor Simon Rattle

Wagner: Parsifal Act 1


European Voices
Philharmonia Chorus
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Simon Rattle
Poul Elming (tenor)
Petra Lang (mezzo)
Robert Lloyd (bass)
Worfgang Schone (baritone)
Sergei Leferkus (baritone)
Titurel/Knight 2:
David Wilson-Johnson (bass-baritone)
Knight 1/Squire 3:
Toby Spence (tenor)
Squire 4:
Timothy Robinson (tenor)
Flower Maiden 1:
Susan Gritton (soprano)
Squire 1/Flower Maiden 3:
Pamela Helen Stephen (mezzo)
Squire 2/Voice from above/Flower Maiden 6:
Catherine Wyn-Rogers (mezzo)
Flower Maiden 2:
Maureen Braithwaite (soprano)
Flower Maiden 4:
Lisa Milne (soprano)
Flower Maiden 5:
Geraldine McGreevy (soprano)

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