Washington National Opera: Wagner's Siegfried
- May 2 - 17, 2009
- Opera House
- 4 hours, 30 minutes
- $45.00 - $300.00
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Libretto by the composer
The penultimate chapter of Wagner's monumental Ring continues the saga of the cursed Rhine gold,
even as it foretells the downfall of the gods. Director Francesca Zambello, Maestro Michael Güttler, and an outstanding cast bring this epic opera to life on the Opera House stage.
CAST CHANGE, as of 4/6: Maestro Fricke is not able to perform; Maestro Michael Güttler will conduct.
Performed in German with English supertitles.
NOTE: Supertitles are not visible from the rear orchestra.
The performance runs approximately 4 hours and 30 minutes, with two 20-minute intermissions.
NOTE: Early Curtain for evening performances: 6:00 p.m.
Single tickets go on sale at the KC box office on Aug. 6.
O-Zone Lecture: Free pre-performance lecture in the Opera House - Thursday, May 14 at 4:45 p.m.
Patrons must present a ticket or stub from any performance of this production.
Artist Q&A Session follows the matinee performance on Sunday, May 17.