OPERA time - Wagner is back to the MET
And you do love Wagner's operas...
...because they are dramatic, thrilling, epic and ... just wonderful and exciting?
Then do not miss out this one: Die Walküre is the second opera in Wagner’s monumental Ring cycle and 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.
Die Walküre is set in mythological times, when gods, giants, dwarves, and humans all contended for power. While the first part of the cycle, Das Rheingold, moves between realms above and below the earth, Die Walküre takes place entirely in human territory, as the balance of power in the cosmic struggle tips ever so slowly toward humanity.
NOTE it is not Lord of the Rings, it is Wagner....
The live transmissions of the MET in New York are of high quality and provide some features (interviews, behind the scenes information) adding to the extraordinary mise-en-scène of the MET's Ring CycleProtected content
The entry fee of 33€ includes an apéro before the start, drink and hors-d'oeuvres but there are 2 breaks of around 20 minutes and the whole evening lasts long, so ... come prepared !
And buy your ticket hereProtected content
We have seats 13/14 in rangée J/I .
Looking forward to enjoy this "total work of art" with you :-)
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