Navigation for Opera Australia's Ring Cycle
Das Rheingold by Opera Australia
Arts Centre, Melbourne
Reviewed by Paul Bushnell for Upbeat, Monday 9 December 2013
Photographs by Jeff Busby.
Lorina Gore, Dominica Matthews & Jane Ede as The Rhinemaidens. Beachgoer extras in the background.
Terje Stensvold as Wotan & Jacqueline Dark as Fricka.
The giants arrive to claim their fee for building Valhalla: Jacqueline Dark as Fricka, Hyeseoung Kwon as Freia, Jud Arthur as Fafner, Terje Stensvold as Wotan & Daniel Sumegi as Fasolt.
Richard Berkeley-Steele as Loge & Terje Stensvold as Wotan.
Jud Arthur as Fafner and Daniel Sumegi as Fasolt.
Warwick Fyfe as Alberich.
The Nibelung slaves in Nibelheim, bossed about by Alberich: Graeme Macfarlane as Mime, Warwick Fyfe as Alberich & Opera Australia Chorus and volunteers.
Warwick Fyfe as Alberich and Opera Australia dancers put the Tarnhelm into action.
Freia is covered up with gold iphone boxes: Jud Arthur as Fafner, Andrew Moran as Donner, Hyeseoung Kwon as Freia, Andrew Brunsdon as Froh & Richard Berkeley-Steele as Loge.
The gods about to ascend the rainbow bridge to Valhalla: Andrew Moran as Donner, Hyeseoung Kwon as Freia, Jacqueline Dark as Fricka, Andrew Brunsdon as Froh and the Rainbow Girls.
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