Opera of the week: Wagner’s Walküre at LongboroughOpera
Die Walküre, the second opera in Wagner’s Ring Cycle from the Longborough Festival will be available for viewing from Friday evening 12 November, courtesy of Slippedisc partner OperaVision. It is conducted by Longborough’s Music Director Anthony Negus, ‘who probably knows The Ring better than any other living British conductor’ (The Times) .
Plot: Siegmund and Sieglinde find themselves drawn together during a storm. Unbeknown to them their father is Wotan, chief of the gods, who through Siegmund hopes to retrieve a ring of ultimate power.