Wagner’s Das Rheingold

May 25, 2019, 12:00 pm

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John Lundgren as Wotan, Sarah Connolly as Fricka (Photo: Royal Opera / Bill Cooper)

The dwarf Alberich forsakes love so that he may steal the Rhine’s gold. A ring is crafted from that gold, invested with great power. When the ring is taken from Alberich, he places on it a terrible curse.

John Lundgren (Wotan); Johannes-Martin Kränzle (Alberich); Alan Oke (Loge); Sarah Connolly (Fricka); Lise Davidsen (Freia); Gerhard Siegel (Mime); Günther Groissböck (Fasolt); Brindley Sherratt (Fafner). Sir Antonio Pappano conducts.

Description courtesy of Royal Opera