2nd July

Concert will begin at 16:00 hours GMT

Wagner's 'Parsifal' with Spence, Karnéus, Hayward, Welton and Sherratt from Leeds

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Wagner's 'Parsifal' is an opera in three acts. It is loosely based on Wolfram von Eschenbach's Parzival, the 13th century epic poem of the Arthurian knight Parzival (Percival) and his quest for the Holy Grail, and on Chrétien de Troyes' Perceval, the Story of the Grail. Performers:

Toby Spence: Parsifal.
Katerina Karnéus: Kundry.
Robert Hayward: Amfortas.
Derek Welton: Klingsor.
Brindley Sherratt: Gurnemanz.
Stephen Richardson: Titurel.
Ivan Sharpe: Grail Knight.
Richard Mosley-Evans: Grail Knight.
Samantha Clarke: Flowermaiden.
Kathryn Stevens: Flowermaiden.
Victoria Sharp: Flowermaiden.
Elin Prichard: Flowermaiden.
Miranda Bevin: Flowermaiden.
Helen Evora: Flowermaiden.
Falire Pascoe: Esquire.
Molly Barker: Esquire.
Stuart Laing: Esquire.
Campbell Russell: Esquire.
Hazel Croft: Voice from Above.

Chorus of Opera North. Orchestra of Opera North. Conductor: Richard Farnes.

Recorded earlier this year.

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