Joe Austin

Theatre and Opera Director


Richard Wagner

Opera North Staged Concert tour

Leeds Town Hall / The Sage, Gateshead / Birmingham Symphony Hall / The Lowry, Salford



Conductor: Richard Farnes
Concert staging / Lighting/ Projection Designer: Peter Mumford
Associate director: Joe Austin
Artistic Consultant: Sir John Tomlinson

Siegfried: Mati Turi
Brünnhilde: Annalena Persson
Mime: Richard Roberts 
Wanderer: Michael Drueitt
Alberich: Jo Pohlheim
Erda: Ceri Williams
Fafner: Matts Almgren
Woodbird: Fflur Wyn

Peter Mumford was not present throughout the rehearsal period, so it was agreed that Joe would direct this production whilst maintaining Peter's overall vision for the Ring Cycle. 

 © Joe Austin 2016