About

The Creative Team and Cast

In 2013 the Melbourne Ring Cycle will bring together an inspired cast of outstanding Wagnerian artists from around the world, led by an acclaimed Australian creative team.

Neil Armfield

Neil Armfield, Director

"[The Ring is] perhaps the greatest single work of the human imagination.  I hope to bring to it simplicity and clarity, a playful love of story, a meaningful sense of spectacle and an utterly ravishing theatricality."

 

Creative Team

 

Director

Neil Armfield

Set Designer

Robert Cousins

Costume Designer

Alice Babidge

Lighting Designer

Damien Cooper

Conductor

Pietari Inkinen

Associate Conductor

Anthony Legge

Associate Director

Kate Champion

 

 


 

The Cast

 

ARTIST

ROLE/S

OPERA/S

Jud Arthur

Fafner, Hunding

Das Rheingold
Die Walküre

Siegfried

Richard
Berkeley–Steele

Loge

Das Rheingold

Andrew Brunsdon

Froh

Das Rheingold

Susan Bullock

Brünnhilde

Die Walküre
Siegfried

Götterdämmerung

Elizabeth Campbell

Grimgerde, First Norn

Die Walküre
Götterdämmerung

Jacqueline Dark

Fricka, Second Norn

Das Rheingold
Die Walküre
Götterdämmerung

Jane Ede

Wellgunde

Das Rheingold
Götterdämmerung

Taryn Fiebig

Forest Bird

Siegfried

Warwick Fyfe

Alberich

Das Rheingold
Siegfried
Götterdämmerung

Miriam Gordon-Stewart

Sieglinde

Die Walküre

Lorina Gore

Woglinde

Das Rheingold
Götterdämmerung

Roxane Hislop

Rossweisse

Die Walküre

Anke Höppner

Gerhilde, Third Norn

Die Walküre
Götterdämmerung

Deborah Humble

Erda, Waltraute

Das Rheingold
Die Walküre
Siegfried
Götterdämmerung

Hyeseoung Kwon

Freia, Helmwige

Das Rheingold
Die Walküre

Stefan Vinke

Siegfried

Siegfried
Götterdämmerung

Graeme Macfarlane

Mime

Das Rheingold
Siegfried

Dominica Matthews

Flosshilde, Schwertleite

Das Rheingold
Die Walküre,
Götterdämmerung

Andrew Moran

Donner

Das Rheingold

Sian Pendry

Siegrune

Die Walküre

Sharon Prero

Gutrune

Götterdämmerung

Merlyn Quaife

Ortlinde

Die Walküre

Barry Ryan

Gunther

Götterdämmerung

Stuart Skelton

Siegmund

Die Walküre

Daniel Sumegi

Fasolt, Hagen

Das Rheingold
Götterdämmerung

Terje Stensvold

Wotan, The Wanderer

Das Rheingold
Die Walküre
Siegfried