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Apr. 06 2013

04/13/13 – Die Walkure – NOON

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Metropolitan Opera

Die Walküre by Richard Wagner
Libretto by Richard Wagner

Sung in German
Approximate running time: 5 hrs. 4 min., 2 intermissions.

walkureRobert 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 second installment, the focus of the story shifts from the realm of the gods to the human world. Deborah Voigt and Katarina Dalayman share the role of Brünnhilde and Mark Delavan and Greer Grimsley are Wotan. Stephanie Blythe, Martina Serafin, Simon O’Neill, and Hans-Peter König also star. Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi is on the podium.

Cast/Crew

Conductor: Fabio Luisi
Brünnhilde: Deborah Voigt
Sieglinde: Martina Serafin
Fricka: Stephanie Blythe
Siegmund: Simon O’Neill
Wotan: Mark Delavan
Hunding: 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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