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When I was child my father, Dato Wong Kee Tat, a Chinese-Malaysian philanthropist, instilled in me a deep appreciation of classical music and my childhood and teenage years were steeped in the German canon of Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms and much opera by Rossini, Verdi and Puccini.
Siegfried sees the turning point in the Ring. Wotan, king of the Gods, renounces his power and crucially wills his destruction. Siegfried, in contrast, begins to become aware of himself, his purpose and potential. Musically the opera also demonstrates an interesting philosophical shift in the music of Wagner.
Unlike Rheingold, Die Walküre is an Opera less focused on narrative, and much more concerned with tumultuous and emotionally charged relationships. This makes it a more complex, occasionally structureless but ultimately rewarding affair.