2017/18 Season Trailer
Welcome to the London Philharmonic Orchestra's 2017/18 season at Royal Festival Hall
Cast list sheet
VJ10: Das Rheingold
A Golden Gala Evening
Wagner Das Rheingold
Vladimir Jurowski conductor
Sofia Fomina Woglinde
Rowan Hellier Wellgunde
Lucie Špičková Flosshilde
Lyubov Petrova Freia
Michelle DeYoung Fricka
Anna Larsson Erda
Allan Clayton Froh
Vsevolod Grivnov Loge*
Matthias Goerne Wotan
Stephen Gadd Donner
Matthew Rose Fasolt
Brindley Sherratt Fafner
Adrian Thompson Mime
Robert Hayward Alberich
Sung in German with English surtitles
Please note start time. This performance will last approximately 2 hours 30 minutes with no interval.
*Please note a change of artist from previously advertised.
Deep beneath the River Rhine glints the ancient Rhine gold. Far above, the great gods complete their fortress of Valhalla and prepare to rule over the earth. But the treasure in the Rhine contains a power stronger than any living being, and all it demands is a willingness to renounce love. In the opening chapter of his epic Ring Cycle, Richard Wagner doesn’t just tell a story of mythic power; he creates a whole new imaginative world in music. Vladimir Jurowski’s Wagner interpretations have been described in the press as ‘exquisite’, and with a world-class cast headed by Matthias Goerne as Wotan, this will be a major occasion.
Please note that series discounts do not apply to this performance.
Generously supported by members of the Orchestra’s Ring Cycle Syndicate and patrons of our Golden Gala Evening.
Celebrate Vladimir Jurowski's 10th year as LPO Principal Conductor by joining us for our Golden Gala Evening at Royal Festival Hall. As well as standard concert tickets, we are offering special packages including pre- and post-concert receptions and the chance to meet the musicians that will bring Wagner's great music drama to the stage.
Crucially, they also include a donation to the Orchestra towards the cost of this landmark project and to enable us to continue, with Vladimir, to be known as the orchestra that produces London's most exciting and adventurous concerts.
Rhinemaiden Add On
An invitation to the Orchestra's exclusive Beecham Bar for a pre-concert reception with fine wines, canapés, and the opportunity to meet musicians from the Orchestra.
£30 per person (Concert ticket not included)
Premium concert seats; pre-performance Champagne reception; commemorative concert programme.
£125 per person
As above PLUS: post-performance reception with the cast.
£210 per person
As above PLUS: signed commemorative concert programme; dinner with members of the cast on Wednesday 24 January 2018.
£375 per person (Please note there are just 20 Wotan packages available)
To book any of the packages, hover over the seats in the front stalls and select the seats with the corresponding price to the package you wish to purchase. You may also book these packages by calling the LPO box office on 020 7840 4242 (Mon–Fri 10am–5pm)
For further information on the packages, please contact Catherine Faulkner on 020 7840 4207. Please note tickets will not be available to purchase through this number.
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