The worlds FIRST Samoan WAGNERIANS
In Siegfried, the opera’s eponymous hero forges a mighty sword, slays Fafner the dragon, winds up in possession of the cursed Ring and frees the sleeping Brünnhilde from an infernal mountain-top banishment. Siegfried is part three of the Ring Cycle; a timeless Nodic moral drama about love, power and corruption. It will be sung in German, by a cast that whose diverse heritages include Afro Carribean ,English, Hong Kong Chinese and Australian. Notably the cast has a world FIRST, with three Samoan opera singers appearing Aivale Cole, soprano and siblings Tenor, Sani Muliaumaseali'i and Toto Muliaumaseali'i Bass.
Siegfried: Sani Muliaumaseali’i Mime: Christopher Lemmings
Wanderer: Toto Muliaumaseali’i Alberich: Freddie Tong
Fafner: David Woloszko Waldvögel: Aivale Cole
Erda: Sarah Sweeting Brünnhilde: Gweneth Ann Rand
Special World Champion Samoan dance performance : Rex Tiumalu
Siegfried, will be an opportunity for the Samoan arts collective only to present this wonderful piece in concert, but also to explore the mythologies that connect cultures. The sword forged by Siegfried, 'Nothung' finds reflect in the Samoan sword/knife, the Nifo Oti. Universal themes such as love, choice, jealousy etc reinforce the humanity that connects the cultural divide.
Raising awareness of Knife Crime in the capital.
ACT ONE 16:30 - 18:00
INTERVAL 30 mins
ACT TWO 18:30 - 20:00
INTERVAL 60 mins
ACT THREE 21:00 - 22:30
Please note that the timings are relatively precise.
There is a cafe at the venue.