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Performer: Christiane Kohl

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BerlinDie Walküre

Wagner: Die Walküre
Daniel Barenboim; Guy Cassiers; Staatsoper Berlin; Enrico Bagnoli; Tim Van Steenbergen; Simon O'Neill; Falk Struckmann
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Götterdämmerung splutters to a tepid conclusion in Dresden

Andreas Schager (Siegfried) and Petra Lang (Brünnhilde) © Klaus Gigga
With a plethora of theatre seats, stools and benches it was as if Willy Decker and Wolfgang Gussman had been elected ‘Chair-men of the bored”.
***11
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Valkyries scramble over theatre seats

Vitalij Kowaljow (Wotan) and Petra Lang (Brünnhilde) © Klaus Gigga
Christian Thielemann and the Staatskapelle Dresden orchestra are let down by sub-optimal singers in Willy Deckers chair-laden production of  Die Walküre
***11
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All hands on Decker for Das Rheingold in Dresden

Albert Dohmen (Alberich) © Klaus Gigga
Wagner demands vocal resilience from the large cast of singers in Das Rheingold, but Willy Decker wants strong thigh muscles as well.
***11
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A stunning Götterdämmerung in Dresden

Andreas Schager (Siegfried) and Nina Stemme (Brünnhilde) © Klaus Gigga
An exceptional musical performance was enhanced by a streamlined but ultimately moving staging in an evening of near perfection in Dresden.
****1
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Twilight zone: a stirring Bayreuth Götterdämmerung

Stephanie Houtzeel, Christiane Kohl and Wiebke Lehmkuhl (Norns) © Enrico Nawrath
Frank Castorf's controversial but supremely well-cast Ring cycle is provocative to the last.
****1
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