09 сентября 2017
Do you have a favorite moment in Richard Wagner’s monumental Ring of the Nibelung? I do. My favorite moment occurs in the second act of Die Walküre when Brünnhilde visits Siegmund to tell him that he will die in the field of battle and that she will take him to Valhalla. This is the famous “Todesverkündigung,” the annunciation of death, and it is one of the most famous moments from the trilogy.
Wagner Operas Podcasts
The Metropolitan Opera is currently presenting Wagner's Ring, and the return of the Robert Lapage controversial production. Last Saturday I attended a performance of Die Walküre, and the mechanical...