Author Archives: David Edwards

October 20, 2019

Siegfried Act 3 part of  Project Valhalla: The English Ring The Rehearsal Orchestra with conductor Anthony Legge Henry Wood Hall, Trinity Church Square, London SE1 4HU Open rehearsal 2.30pm, run-through 6pm Sung in Andrew Porter’s English translation Erda – Rhonda … Continue reading

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Dame Felicity Palmer

The second event of Project Valhalla: The English Ring brings one of the UK’s most celebrated and lauded sopranos Dame Felicity Palmer to give a public workshop on the Norns’ scene from the Prologue to The Twilight of the Gods, sung … Continue reading

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Siegfried Act 2 with Sir John Tomlinson

January 12, 2019 The launch of Project Valhalla: The English Ring Workshop on Act 2 of Siegfried with Sir John, featuring Freddie Tong, Pauls Putnins, Elliot Goldie, William Wallace and Paul Goodwin Groen. Sung in Andrew Porter’s translation, originally made … Continue reading

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Carole Rees Award 2018

This year´s Carole Rees award was presented to Julian Close by Longborough´s Music Director Anthony Negus at the Rehearsal Orchestra event on October 21st 2018, to further his studies in the Wagnerian repertoire.

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Peter West Award 2018

This year´s Peter West award was presented to Pauls Putnins by Longborough´s Music Director Anthony Negus at the Rehearsal Orchestra event on October 21st 2018. The award is given in honour of the memory of photographer and devoted Wagnerian Peter … Continue reading

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October 6th 2018

Blackburn Hall at National Opera Studio 2 Chapel Yard, Wandsworth, London SW18 4HZ Public masterclass staging of Die Walküre Act 2 scene 1 with Keith Warner Wotan – Paul Carey Jones Fricka – Verena Gunz Piano – Kelvin Lim

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April 2018

Beggar’s Opera A staged performance with harpsichord and cello, directed by Nick Fowler Pauls Putnins – Macheath Lynsey Docherty – Polly Peachum Flora McIntosh – Lucy Lockit Kevin West – Mr Peachum Harriet Williams – Mrs Peachum & Mrs Trapes … Continue reading

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October 22nd 2017

Rehearsal Orchestra event at Henry Wood Hall, London Open rehearsal of Götterdämmerung Act 3 conducted by Tony Legge Katie Lowe – Brünnhilde Jonathan Stoughton – Siegfried Julian Close – Hagen Lisa Howarth – Gutrune Paul Carey Jones – Gunther Mari Wyn … Continue reading

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September 30th 2017

Rebellious Love A workshop session with Lionel Friend and David Edwards on Die Walküre Act 2 sc 4 Rebecca Godley – Brünnhilde Elliot Goldie – Siegmund St. Botolph’s, Bishopsgate, London

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April 23rd 2017

Siegfried Masterclass A session for the Wagner Society of Scotland on highlights from Siegfried led by Malcolm Rivers with Lee Bisset, Jonathan Stoughton, Donald Thomson and Kelvin Lim in Edinburgh

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