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Regent Opera’s Das Rheingold at London’s The Grand Temple, Covent Backyard, in November – Seen and Heard Worldwide


Tickets now on sale for Regents Opera intimate but bold Ring cycle

  • The Grand Temple, Freemasons’ Corridor, Covent Backyard
  • November 2022 to December 2024
  • Ring cycle carried out within the Spherical and organized for 18-piece orchestra, performed by Ben Woodward
  • Ring cycle stars Keel Watson as Wotan, Catharine Woodward as Brünnhilde, and Philip Modinos as Siegfried

Regents Opera units a brand new bar for Fringe Opera Corporations in 2022 with its new manufacturing of Wagner’s Ring cycle, organized for 18 orchestral gamers and carried out within the spherical at The Grand Temple, Freemasons’ Corridor, Covent Backyard.

Tickets for this ground-breaking manufacturing are actually on sale at Ticket Supply, the opening efficiency of Das Rheingold is on Sunday 13 November. Accessible by clicking right here.

Ben Woodward, conductor and ingenious arranger of the rating for the decreased forces mentioned: ‘Wagner’s Ring cycle is the best work of opera ever written, often far past the attain of fringe opera firms. As Fulham Opera we have now already had profitable performances, however that is on a brand new stage, with larger imaginative and prescient and chutzpah than earlier than. 

The actual fact we’re a fringe firm doesn’t imply it is going to be lower down in size in any respect, I’ve spent months working with the total rating to condense it making certain that we are going to carry out each be aware and phrase of textual content that Wagner wrote.

The venue for this new Ring is The Grand Temple at Freemasons’ Corridor Covent Backyard. It is going to be a Ring within the Spherical, uncommon, and maybe even distinctive, it can construct on the visceral, up-close-and-personal 2014 Fulham Ring on which the forged and inventive workforce constructed their repute. The proper successor.

Director Caroline Staunton joins Regents Opera for this Cycle. Ben commented: ‘Her data of opera is encyclopedic, and her love of opera is whole. Her want for readability of textual content, intention and expression is unsurpassed, and she or he adores this music. It’s terrifically thrilling to be working together with her.

Caroline lately co-directed a brand new manufacturing of Wagner’s Tannhäconsumer with Kornél Mundruczó at Staatsoper Hamburg. Based mostly in Berlin, she is a workers director at Staatsoper Berlin, recurrently working with main administrators together with Claus Guth, Dmitri Tcherniakov, David McVicar and Calixto Bieito, and is answerable for revival productions of the repertoire works.

Regents Opera (est. 2011) (for extra info click on right here) specialises within the bigger works of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, providing rising and established singers a platform to carry out main repertoire not usually staged outdoors the main homes. Its critically acclaimed immersive productions embrace Wagner’s full Der Ring des Nibelungen and Der fliegende Holländer, Verdi’s Falstaff, Simon Boccanegra and Don Carlo, Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor and Johann Strauss’s Die Fledermaus.

For this Ring cycle Regents Opera has assembled an thrilling forged of worldwide singers, led by Keel Watsonas Wotan, Catharine Woodward as Brünnhilde, Philip Modinos as Siegfried, James Schouten as Loge and Holden Madagame as Mime.

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