Music director Jaap van Zweden conducts the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra in a concert performance of Götterdämmerung, the concluding part of Wagner’s Ring cycle, at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall. Photo: Ramond HoMusic director Jaap van Zweden conducts the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra in a concert performance of Götterdämmerung, the concluding part of Wagner’s Ring cycle, at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall. Photo: Ramond Ho
Music director Jaap van Zweden conducts the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra in a concert performance of Götterdämmerung, the concluding part of Wagner’s Ring cycle, at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall. Photo: Ramond Ho

Review: Götterdämmerung/HKPhil/Jaap van Zweden – a wrestling match fought to a draw

Concluding part of Wagner’s Ring cycle saw cast initially struggle to match the power of orchestra’s playing, and some of the singing didn’t match the transcendence of 2017’s Siegfried – but hey, the HKPhil finally did it

Topic |   Performing arts in Hong Kong
Music director Jaap van Zweden conducts the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra in a concert performance of Götterdämmerung, the concluding part of Wagner’s Ring cycle, at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall. Photo: Ramond HoMusic director Jaap van Zweden conducts the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra in a concert performance of Götterdämmerung, the concluding part of Wagner’s Ring cycle, at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall. Photo: Ramond Ho
Music director Jaap van Zweden conducts the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra in a concert performance of Götterdämmerung, the concluding part of Wagner’s Ring cycle, at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall. Photo: Ramond Ho
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