Coupled with Rob Sowinski’s atmospheric lighting design, Andrew Bailey’s streamlined set design was capable of Tarn helm versatility, with the raising and lowering of the main platform ingeniously creating new spaces. Chief among the transformation of settings were the Rhine scenes, the gloomy mines of the Nibelungs, and the culminating entrance of the gods to Valhalla in a vivid mist of rainbow light.

Heather Leviston, Classical Melbourne
24 March 2023