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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...

Copyright © 17 June 2016 Mike Wheeler,
Derby UK

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RICHARD WAGNER

GOETTERDAEMMERUNG

DER RING DES NIBELUNGEN

YVONNE HOWARD

RICHARD FARNES

OPERA NORTH

NOTTINGHAM ROYAL CONCERT HALL

NOTTINGHAM

UNITED KINGDOM

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