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Wagner - Die Walküre Act 3 - Ride of the Valkyries
Seeded by markdoner on 11 Jun 2008
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Author: wagnerian1979
The opening of act 3 of 'Die Walküre', the "first day" of Richard Wagner's epic cycle of operas 'Der Ring Des Nibelungen'. The greatest, grandest, most revolutionary music drama you will ever encounter! The Valkyries gather on the rock where they await Brunnhilde. When she arrives, they disover she is fleeing from Wotan after disobeying his orders. A concert performance from the BBC Proms in 2005, from the Royal Albert Hall. Lisa Gasteen is Brunnhilde. Waltraud Meier is Sieglinde The orchestra of the Royal Opera House is conducted by Antonio Pappano.
Work: Wagner: Die Walküre
Ride of the Valkyries
Composer: Richard Wagner
Conductor: Antonio Pappano
Instrument: Soprano ; Mezzo Soprano
Form/Genre: Opera
Period: Romantic
Festival: BBC Proms