The 2012/13 Royal Opera Season opens with the first revival of its latest production, by director Keith Warner, of Wagner's four-opera masterpiece 'Der Ring des Nibelungen'. In the final opera in the tetralogy, events culminate in tragedy as the curse of the ring continues to take effect. Starring Maria Radner (First Norn), Karen Cargill (Second Norn), Elisabeth Meister (Third Norn), Susan Bullock (Brünnhilde), Stefan Vinke (Siegfried), Peter Coleman-Wright (Gunther), John Tomlinson (Hagen), Rachel Willis-Sørensen (Gutrune), Mihoko Fujimura (Waltraute), Wolfgang Koch (Alberich), Nadine Livingston (Woglinde), Kai Rüütel (Wellgunde) and Harriet Williams (Flosshilde). The conductor is Antonio Pappano. (Sung in German with English surtitles; runs six hours and 30 minutes, two intervals.)


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