Peter Selwyn conducts Wagner in Berwick and Perth
Peter Selwyn conducts Wagner's Die Walküre this week for Berwick Festival Opera at The Maltings in Berwick-upon-Tweed and Perth Concert Hall.
These performaces build on the success of the Die Walküre exceprts performed in Berwick last year. Peter is no stranger to conducting Wagner's Ring as he was assistant conductor on the Ring Cycle in Bayreuth and Nuremberg and as repetiteur the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden under Bernard Haitink.
The concert performances will use Jonathan Dove's 18 piece re-orchestration that was commissiond by Birmingham Opera Company in 1990. The experienced cast includes Janice Watson, Miriam Murphy, Paul Carey Jones, Ronald Samm and Andrea Baker with musicians from the Hebrides Ensemble and National Youth Orchestra of Scotland Camerata.