Saturday Concert

3:00 PM Today

David Groves (narrator), Martin Riseley (vln), New Zealand School of Music Orch/Kenneth Young

MENDELSSOHN: Overture; Nocturne; Wedding March, from A Midsummer Night's Dream Op 61; BODY: Meditations on Michelangelo for speaker, violin and strings; SCHUBERT: Symphony No 8 in B minor D759, Unfinished (recorded in Sacred Heart Cathedral, Wellington by RNZ)

3:00 pm on Saturday (06 Jun 2015)

The Valkyrie

WAGNER: Die Walküre, an opera in three acts

Siegmund..................... Simon O'Neill

Sieglinde...................... Edith Haller

Brünnhilde................... Christine Goerke

Wotan.......................... John Wegner

Hunding....................... Jonathan Lemalu

Fricka........................... Margaret Medlyn

Gerhilde....................... Amanda Atlas

Siegrune....................... Anna Pierard

Waltraute..................... Sarah Castle

Schwertleite................. Kate Spence

Grimgerde................... Kristen Darragh

Ortlinde....................... Lisa Harper-Brown

Helmwige.................... Morag Atchinson

Rossweisse................... Wendy Doyle

New Zealand SO/Pietari Inkinen (recorded in the Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington by RNZ)

(the broadcast includes two intervals, the first at 4:10 approx, will contain cast interviews and the second at 6:05 approx, during which Erica Challis looks at the background of the Wagner tuba)