Das Rheingold - 29 September 1988 Evening 8.00pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: The Royal Opera
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Original season
Conductor Bernard Haitink
Leader Hugh Maguire
Cast
Woglinde
Rhinedaughter
Judith Howarth
Wellgunde
Rhinedaughter
Anne Mason
Flosshilde
Rhinedaughter
Jane Turner
Alberich
a Nibelung
Ekkehard Wlaschiha
Fricka Helga Dernesch
Wotan
her husband and leader of the gods
James Morris
Freia
Fricka's sister
Nancy Gustafson
Fasolt
a giant
Roderick Kennedy
Fafner
a giant
Willard W White
Froh
Freia's brother
Kim Begley
Donner
Freia's brother
Philip Joll
Loge
god of fire
Kenneth Riegel
Mime
Alberich's brother
John Dobson
Erda
earth-goddess
Jadwiga Rappé
Nibelungs
Movement group
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Language: German
Surtitled by: Stewart Spencer
Durations: Entire work: 8.05-10.35pm
Information source: Royal Opera House cast sheet and stage manager's report for 29 September 1988 (in Royal Opera House Collections)