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Mar. 30 2013

04/06/13 – Das Rheingold – 1:00pm

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Metropolitan Opera

Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner
Libretto by Richard Wagner

Sung in German
Approximate running time: 2 hrs. 46 min, wihtout intermission.

rheingoldRobert Lepage’s landmark production of Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen is back for three complete cycles in spring 2013, on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the composer’s birth. In the epic’s first installment, the theft of the Rhinegold and Alberich’s curse set in motion the tragic events that will lead to the downfall of the gods. Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi leads an extraordinary cast that includes Stephanie Blythe, Stefan Margita, and Mark Delavan and Greer Grimsley as Wotan.

Cast/Crew

Conductor: Fabio Luisi

Freia: Wendy Bryn Harmer
Fricka: Stephanie Blythe
Erda: Meredith Arwady
Loge: Stefan Margita
Mime: Gerhard Siegel
Wotan: Mark Delavan
Alberich: Eric Owens
Fasolt: Franz-Josef Selig
Fafner: Hans-Peter König

Production: Robert Lepage
Associate Director: Neilson Vignola
Set Designer: Carl Fillion
Costume Designer: François St-Aubin
Lighting Designer: Etienne Boucher
Video Image Artist: Boris Firquet

Photo credits: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera

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