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Apr. 13 2013

04/20/13 – Siegfried – NOON

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Metropolitan Opera

Die Walküre by Richard Wagner
Libretto by Richard Wagner

Sung in German
Approximate running time: 5 hrs. 6 min., 2 intermissions.

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Robert 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. Jay Hunter Morris reprises his acclaimed portrayal of the title hero in the epic’s third installment, sharing the role with Lars Cleveman. Deborah Voigt and Katarina Dalayman alternate as Brünnhilde, Mark Delavan and Greer Grimsley are the Wanderer, and Eric Owens and Richard Paul Fink share Alberich, with Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi on the podium.

Cast/Crew

Conductor: Fabio Luisi

Brünnhilde: Deborah Voigt
Erda: Meredith Arwady
Siegfried: Jay Hunter Morris
Mime: Gerhard Siegel
Wanderer: Mark Delavan
Alberich: Eric Owens

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

Photo credits: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera

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