Wagner – die Walküre Berwick Festival Opera / Hebrides Ensemble / NYOS Camerata

August 27, 2015 in by mwhiteside


Event Details


A must-see concert performance of Wagner’s Die Walküre – with Peter Selwyn conductingJonathan Dove’s 18 piece re-orchestration (originally commissioned by the City of Birmingham Touring Opera) and performed by principal players from the Hebrides Ensemble and the National Youth Orchestra of Scotland.

The fantastically high calibre cast of experienced Wagnerians includes internationally acclaimed soprano Janice Watson (Sieglinde), the Irish dramatic soprano Miriam Murphy (Brunnhilde), American mezzo Andrea Baker (Fricka), and Trinadad-born tenor Ronald Samm (Siegmund).

British conductor Peter Selwyn was assistant conductor on the Ring Cycle in Bayreuth and Nuremberg, having first worked as repetiteur on the Ring at Covent Garden under Bernard Haitink. He has conducted for WNO, Opera North, and extensively abroad in Germany, Italy, Hungary and Singapore.

“…classical music performed in Berwick Guildhall (under the aegis of The Maltings) to the highest international standards…”

Dr Richard Hillier, Headmaster of the Yehudi Menuhin School, Berwick Festival Opera 2014
Prices:£10-£30
Booking info: 01289 330 999
Website: www.maltingsberwick.co.uk
Contact email: boxoffice@maltingsberwick.co.uk