Wagner: Die Walkure CD (Simon Rattle)


  • Wagner: Die Walküre
    Siegmund: Stuart Skelton
    Hunding: Eric Halfvarson
    Wotan: James Rutherford
    Sieglinde: Eva-Maria Westbroek
    Brünnhilde: Iréne Theorin
    Fricka: Elisabeth Kulman
    Symphonie-Orchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks
    Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle
    Length: 3 hours 37 minutes
    Four CDs with Libretto in English

  • 'The orchestral playing and the pacing of the score are masterly. Act I is the highlight: Stuart Skelton’s heroic Siegmund confirms he has no rivals in this role, and Eric Halfvarson is as black-voiced a Hunding as you could wish for...the Valkryries (half of them Brits) are as good as any.' The Times