Power and Eloquence
MIKE WHEELER was at the culmination
of Wagner's 'Ring' in Nottingham
Götterdämmerung begins with a big intake of dramatic breath. The scene of the three Norns may not be the most exciting in the whole cycle, but that's surely the point. They are the equivalent of a Greek chorus, enabling us to step back and take stock of the action so far. Fiona Kimm, Yvonne Howard — Heather Shipp will take over the role in Gateshead — and Lee Bisset entered veiled, a distant echo of the Rhinemaidens at the start of Das Rheingold...
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