Metropolitan Opera: Die Walküre
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Featuring some of the most glorious music ever written, including the Ride of the Valkyries - Die Walkre is the second of the four operas that comprise Wagners Ring cycle, a story of monsters, gods, and humans on a superhuman scale.When twins Siegmund and Sieglinde find each other at last, Siegmund promises to release Sieglinde from her forced marriage by killing her husband, Hunding. The god Wotan instructs Valkyrie warrior Brnnhilde to defend Hunding. But, moved by the twins mutual devotion, Brnnhilde refuses to obey, forging an alliance with Sieglinde that has far-reaching consequences for them both.Soprano Christine Goerke sings Brnnhilde, tenor Stuart Skelton and soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek are the love-struck twins, and Ring cycle veteran Philippe Jordan conducts.Cast and running time subject to change.
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