Das Rheingold

By Richard Wagner

  • Language - Performed in German with projected English translations
  • Running Time - 2 hours 30 minutes

In the first chapter of the Ring, we meet the Rhinemaidens, guardians of magical gold that can be transformed into a ring that grants its owner unlimited power. When Alberich steals the gold, the struggle among the legendary characters begins, as Wotan, king of the gods, vies with him for supreme power. Immerse yourself in thrilling drama and music of vast proportions.

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Das Rheingold

By Richard Wagner

Commentary by Sir Andrew Davis in collaboration with Jack Zimmerman
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Commentary by Colin Ure
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Das Rheingold

By Richard Wagner

Warner Classics label  — John Tomlinson, Hilde Leidland, Annette Küttenbaum, Jane Turner; Bayreuth Festival Orchestra, cond. Daniel Barenboim.

Courtesy of Warner Classics.

"Abendlich strahlt"
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Entrance of the Gods into Valhalla
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"Lugt, Schwestern”
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The RING Cycle

Join us for an extraordinary story told over the journey of four operas. Together, they comprise Wagner's magnificent Ring cycle, one of the greatest musical achievements in Western culture and an immersive operatic adventure that every opera lover should experience.

RING Cycle 2016 — 2020

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Photo: Todd Rosenberg