Das Rheingold – Cast

2019 is the 150th anniversary of the first performance of Richard Wagner’s opera, Das Rheingold (22nd September 1869) – the Birmingham Philharmonic Orchestra will be performing the opera on 13th October 2019 in Birmingham’s Symphony Hall.

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Our cast are internationally and nationally renowned performers who have performed in opera houses and concert halls around the world including previous performances of Das Rheingold at Bayreuth, the opera house that Wagner designed and built to showcase his works.

Wotan: Julian Close

Loge: John Graham Hall


Alberich: Andrew Shore


Mime: Richard Roberts



Fricka: Sarah Castle

Freia: Alison Roddy

Erda: Anne-Marie Owens


Donner: Christopher Cull

Froh: John Hudson

Fasolt: Matt Buswell

Fafner: Simon Wilding

Woglinde: Natasha Day

Wellgunde: Flora McIntosh

Flosshilde: Kamilla Dunstan

Cast subject to change

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