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Götterdämmerung 2011Edinburgh Players Opera Group

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This fascinating weekend of musicmaking was every bit as enjoyable as its predecessors. The orchestra, as before, contained good amateur and semi-professional players as well as professionals, united by the one thing - the desire to play music unlikely to come their way with any regularity.

It was also good to see singers returning after performing in previous years. And not just various Valkyries - the Brünnhilde, Siegfried and Alberich from last year's Siegfried also returned.

Magdalene Ashman, Fricka in Die Walküre two years ago, returned to sing Waltraute. She has recently been awarded one of the Susan Chilcott Scholarships for 2011.

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Performance Cast

First Norn

Katrine Townhill

Second Norn

Helen Brown

Third Norn

Judith Gardner-Jones

Brünnhilde Siegfried's lover

Kimberley Myers

Siegfried

Jonathan Finney

Gunther a Gibichung

Andrew Mayor

Hagen son of Alberich

John Cunningham

Gutrune a Gibichung, Gunther's sister

Susan McNaught

Waltraute a Valkyrie, Brünnhilde's sister

Magdalen Ashman

Alberich a Nibelung

Nicholas Fowler

Woglinde a Rhinemaiden

Susan McNaught

Wellgunde a Rhinemaiden

Anne Heavens

Flosshilde a Rhinemaiden

Helen Brown

Production Cast

Conductor

Mike Thorne

Performance DatesGötterdämmerung 2011

Map List

Town Hall, Portobello | Edinburgh

25 Sep, 10.30

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