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Das Rheingold - 11 September 1978 Evening 7.30pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: The Royal Opera
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Colin Davis
Leader John Brown
Cast
Woglinde
Rhinemaiden
Teresa Cahill
Wellgunde
Rhinemaiden
Eiddwen Harrhy
Flosshilde
Rhinemaiden
Gillian Knight
Alberich
a Dwarf
Zoltán Kelemen
Fricka
a Goddess, Wotan's consort
Josephine Veasey
Wotan
Chief of the Gods
Donald McIntyre
Freia
Goddess of Youth, daughter of Wotan and Fricka
Rachel Yakar
Fasolt
Giant
Robert Lloyd
Fafner
Giant
Matti Salminen
Froh
a young God
Robert Tear
Donner
God of Thunder
Hermann Becht
Loge
God of Fire
George Shirley
Mime
a Dwarf, brother of Alberich
Paul Crook
Erda
Earth Goddess
Patricia Payne
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Language: German
Durations: Entire work: 7.34-10.06pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 11 September-14 October 1978 and stage manager's report for 11 September 1978 (in Royal Opera House Collections)