The BBC Proms - Das Rheingold Reviews
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Das Rheingold

The BBC Proms


No. of reviews: 15

Spellbinding
29 Jul 13 / The Observer
No staging, but still with all the earth-shattering impact you would expect from this fantastic cast
25 Jul 13 / The Huffington Post
The Proms Ring begins in resounding fashion
25 Jul 13 / The Opera Critic
An exciting first concert to kick off the indulgent Wagnerfest
24 Jul 13 / Spear's
Daniel Barenboim turns up the heat in a scintillating Ring as he embarks on the Proms' first complete cycle
24 Jul 13 / Evening Standard
The Berlin Staatskapelle just can’t put a finger wrong
24 Jul 13 / Independent
Wagner was sung creditably – and conducted superbly by Barenboim
24 Jul 13 / Financial Times (via Google)
Where else can one hear a Ring cycle for as little as £20?
24 Jul 13 / Classical Source
A very strong start to the Proms Ring
24 Jul 13 / Music OMH
Despite a few quibbles here and there the results were revelatory
24 Jul 13 / What's on Stage
The playing of the Staatskapelle Berlin was praiseworthy in the extreme
24 Jul 13 / Opera Britannia
The Ring cycle - one down, three to go
24 Jul 13 / The Guardian
On magisterial form, Barenboim allowed the score to unfold as a single organic span
23 Jul 13 / The Guardian
Daniel Barenboim makes a glorious start to Wagner's supremely challenging Ring cycle
23 Jul 13 / Telegraph
Vocally and orchestrally sumptuous fellowship of the ring kicks off colossal Wagnerfest
23 Jul 13 / The Arts Desk
Production details
Cast
Paterson, Buchwald, Vlad, Kränzle, Bronder, Milling, Halfvarson, Gubanova, Samuil, Larsson, Mikolaj, Gortsevskaya, Lapkovskaja, Rügamer
(c) Barenboim (d) Concert
Performance dates
22 July 2013
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