Wagner's Parsifal from Covent Garden

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Saturday at 1 pm, join us for a broadcast of the Royal Opera House's production of Wagner's Parsifal. It features Simon O’Neill in the title role, Gerald Finley as Amfortas, King of the Knights of the Holy Grail, Willard White as the evil Klingsor, and Angela Denoke as the cursed Kundry. 

This Wagnerian tale is based on a 13th century German version of Arthurian legend. It follows a King injured by his own weapon, the Holy Spear, at the hands of his nemesis Klingsor. The King's eldest knight claims to have had a vision that told him only a pure fool enlightened by compassion can heal the King's wounds. The opera follows Klingsor's struggle for supremacy and his subsequent battle against the young fool.

→ Read the Full Parsifal Libretto
→ More about the Royal Opera House Production

Cast:
Conductor: Antonio Pappano
Orchestra: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Parsifal: Simon O’Neill
Kundry: Angela Denoke
Gurnemanz: René Pape
Amfortas: Gerald Finley
Klingsor: Willard W. White
Titurel: Robert Lloyd
First Knight: David Butt Philip
Second Knight: Charbel Mattar
First Esquire: Dušica Bijelić
Second Esquire: Rachel Kelly
Third Esquire: Sipho Fubesi
Fourth Esquire: Luis Gomes
First Flowermaiden: Celine Byrne
Second Flowermaiden: Kiandra Howarth
Third Flowermaiden: Anna Patalong
Fourth Flowermaiden: Anna Devin
Fifth Flowermaiden: Ana James
Sixth Flowermaiden: Justina Gringyte
Chorus: Royal Opera Chorus