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The Hallé: Wagner's Siegfried Acts I and II

Sir Mark Elder conductor

Saturday 02 June 2018 5.00pm

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Please note, there will be a 30-minute interval between Acts I and II. Act III will be performed on Sunday 3 June at 6pm. To book tickets for Act III please click here.

Event Timings

Main Entrance Doors: 2.30pm
Auditorium Doors: 4.30pm
Concert Start (Act I): 5.00pm
Interval: 6.40pm
Act II: 7.10pm
Concert Finish: 8.30pm

All timings are approximate and are subject to change.

The Hallé: Wagner's Siegfried Acts I and II

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Sir Mark Elder conductor | Siegfried Simon O’Neill tenor | Mime Gerhard Siegel tenor | The Wanderer Iain Paterson bass-baritone | Alberich Martin Winkler bass-baritone | Fafner Clive Bayley bass | Woodbird Malin Christensson soprano

Wagner Siegfried: Acts I and II (164′)

Sir Mark, the Hallé and an outstanding cast of singers end the season in magnificent style with a two-night concert performance of Wagner’s mammoth opera Siegfried, the third part of the Ring cycle. Based on ancient Nordic sagas, the Ring is a timeless moral drama concerned with love, power and corruption, a vast fable that is as relevant today as ever. In Siegfried the opera’s eponymous hero forges a mighty sword, slays the dragon Fafner, goes on to possess the cursed Rung, and release the sleeping Brünnhilde from her fiery mountain-top exile. Wagner’s use of musical leitmotifs as an integral part of the story is simply enthralling, while the glorious orchestral preludes that open Acts I and II are hugely impressive in their own right.

Musically and dramatically this is a two-part event not to miss.

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