DIE WALKURE ;
Music by Richard Wagner (1813-1883) ;
Bryn Terfel (as Wotan) and Sarah Connolly (as Fricka) ; 
The Royal Opera ;
At the Royal Opera House, London, UK ; 
11 September 2012 ;
Credit: Clive Barda / Royal Opera House / ArenaPAL ;

Die Walküre

5pm Sunday 28 October
Priority booking 25 June, on general sale 2 July

OPERA broadcast LIVE from the Royal Opera House

Antonio Pappano conducts an international cast of Wagner specialists in the second opera of Richard Wagner’s epic Der Ring des Nibelungen.

Wagner’s Ring cycle’s four operas journey from the beginning of a world to its destruction, with gods, heroes and monsters. This epic myth portrays every type of human emotion in music and extraordinary power. The Ring is always a special event in the operatic calendar.

Die Walküre (The Valkyrie) is the second opera in the cycle, and features several of the Ring’s musical highlights – the sparkling Magic Fire Music and the electrifying Ride of the Valkyries. But among the musical fireworks and Norse mythology, at the centre of this opera are the unforgettable characters and the complex entanglements between them, including twins Siegmund and Sieglinde, and Wotan and his Valkyrie daughter, Brünnhilde.

Cast:
Siegmund                   Stuart Skelton
Sieglinde                     Emily Magee
Wotan                          John Lundgren
Brünnhilde                 Nina Stemme
Fricka                          Sarah Connolly

Tickets: Full £20   Adult concessions £18   19-30 £16   18 & under £12.50
Running time: 4 hrs 50 mins (inc two intervals)
Doors open: 4.30pm
Certificate: This screening is certified 12A As Live. Click here for more information.

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