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Bayreuth on the Danube: The Budapest Wagner Days. Production Photos from Siegfried 2019

Siegfried (Stefan Vinke)

From the third day of the 2019 Budapest Wagner Days come these pictures of Siegfried. (See production pictures of Das Rheingold here and Die Walküre here - and the ClassicsToday review here.) If the Rheingold stunned with a (largely) no-name cast that was absolutely bona-fide world class (most especially Alberich, Loge, Mime, and Fasolt along with the established Wotan of Johan Reuter's), this most popular opera of the Ring boasted a cast with world class names that, happily, lived up to their billing. Stuart Skelton, Johan Reuter, Camilla Nylund, and especially Catherine Foster gave of their best.

Here is part two (of two) of my review on ClassicsToday: A Magnificent Budapest Ring, Part 2: Walküre, Siegfried, & Götterdämmerung
Here is part one of my review on ClassicsToday: A Magnificent Budapest Ring: Prelude and Rheingold

Below are loads of production photos from Siegfried to go with that review (or titillate you all on their own.)

All pictures © Gábor Kotschy, courtesy Müpa Budapest

Alberich and his Nibelungen-Gimps (Péter Kálmán)

Wotan as the Wanderer (Tomasz Konieczny)

Alberich & Wanderer

Fafner (Walter Fink)

Mime (Gerhard Siegel) & Siegfried (Stefan Vinke)

Wood-bird (Eszter Zemlényi, background), Siegfried & Mime


Brünnhilde (Allison Oakes), Siegfried

Loge's middle manifestation & Siegfried

Wanderer & Erda (Erika Gál)

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