Synopsis by Nathan Southern
The Het Muziekththeater Amsterdam mounted this dark, highly-stylized, 4 1/2 hour production of Richard Wagner's 1876 opera Siegfried (the third part of the Ring cycle) in 1999. As directed by Pierre Audi for the stage, it stars Heinz Kruse as the title character; the supporting cast features Anne Gjevang, Henk Smit, Graham Clark and Stefan Pangratz. The Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra provides symphonic accompaniment.
mortality, opera, symphony