John Bröcheler (Wotan), Henk Smit (Alberich), Reinhild Runkel (Fricka), Chris Merritt (Loge), Peter Mikulás (Fasolt), Carsten Harboe Stabell (Fafner), Graham Clark (Mime), Jürgen Freierin (Donner), Albert Bonnema (Froh), Anne Gjevang (Erda), Carola Höhn (Freia), Gabriele Fontana (Woglinde), Hanna Schaer (Wellgunde), Catherine Keen (Flosshilde)
“The drama is played straight, the mythical elements respected, with towering giants, sinister Nibelungen, and suitable god-like gods… musically this is equally promising. Haenchen's studied reading… is refreshingly brisk, as Wagner preferred.”
“Amsterdam’s new Ring has begun very promisingly: the crucial architecture is already in place”
Click here for alternative recordings of this work.