BBC PROMS/WAGNER 200 Parsifal

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Sir Mark Elder conducts the Hallé, Hallé Youth Choir, Royal Opera Chorus and Trinity Boys Choir in a concert performance of 'Parsifal', Wagner’s final epic drama of renunciation and redemption, with Robert Holl as Gurnemanz, the veteran Knight of the Grail. Lars Cleveman is the Holy Fool Parsifal and Katarina Dalayman the penitential Magdalen figure, Kundry.

Lars Cleveman tenor (Parsifal)

Katarina Dalayman soprano (Kundry)

Robert Holl bass-baritone (Gurnemanz)

Detlev Roth baritone (Amfortas)

Tom Fox baritone (Klingsor)

Reinhard Hagen bass (Titurel)

Robert Murray tenor (Knight 1)

Andrew Greenan bass-baritone (Knight 2)

Sarah Castle mezzo-soprano (Squire 1/Flower Maiden 3)

Madeleine Shaw mezzo-soprano (Squire 2/Flower Maiden 6/Voice from

Above)

Joshua Ellicott tenor (Squire 3)

Andrew Rees tenor (Squire 4)

Elizabeth Cragg soprano (Flower Maiden 1)

Anita Watson soprano (Flower Maiden 2)

Ana James soprano (Flower Maiden 4)

Sarah-Jane Brandon soprano (Flower Maiden 5)

(Note: there are two intervals, of 50 and 35 minutes)

(Note: at 2.45pm in the Royal College of Music there is a Proms Plus Intro event. Martin Handley presents an introduction to Wagner’s epic and final opera, 'Parsifal', with Stephen Johnson.

Event phone: 0845 401 5040
Event website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/proms
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