Met Opera ENCORE: Wagner's DIE WALKURE

High Definition Encore Broadcast

In what is expected to be a Wagnerian event for the ages, soprano Christine Goerke plays Brünnhilde, Wotan’s willful warrior daughter, who loses her immortality in opera’s most famous act of filial defiance. Tenor Stuart Skelton and soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek play the incestuous twins Siegmund and Sieglinde. Greer Grimsley sings Wotan. Philippe Jordan conducts.

Die Walküre premiered in 1870 at the Court Theater, Munich. The second opera in Wagner’s monumental Ring cycle, Die Walküre has long stood on its own as an evening of extraordinarily powerful theater. Part of this appeal lies in its focus on some of the Ring’s most interesting characters at decisive moments of their lives: Wotan, the leader of the gods; his wife, Fricka; his twin offspring, Siegmund and Sieglinde; and, above all, Wotan’s warrior daughter Brünnhilde. These characters and others follow their destinies to some of Wagner’s most remarkable music.

Sung in German with Met titles in English

Estimated Run Time: 4 hours 55 min, including two 35-min. intermissions

NOTE: This is an ENCORE performance (rebroadcast).

TICKETS: Tickets for all ENCORE performances are sold at the door day-of-show only. No advance tickets are sold for ENCORES. The Strand Box office window opens 1 hour before show time. Call for group rates: 594-0070(ex 3).

If you are unable to attend a LIVE opera screening for which you already have a ticket, please present that ticket at the box office window on the day of the ENCORE screening to receive a courtesy pass.

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Show Dates & Times:

4/9/19 - Tuesday

12:00 pm,
Admission: 

$23/Adults, $5/Students 18 and under, and college students with ID. Tickets available at the box office one hour before showtime.

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