Washington National Opera: Götterdämmerung, In Concert
- Nov. 7 - 15, 2009
- Opera House
- Approx. 5 hours
- $40.00 - $210.00
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Two Performances Only!
In this epic conclusion of Wagner's Ring cycle, Brünnhilde and Siegfried embark on a quest to restore Alberich's ring to the Rhine, bringing about the devastation of Valhalla and the gods. This special concert presentation features original cast members from WNO's Ring for two performances only.
Performed in German with English supertitles.
The performance runs approximately 5 hours, 5 minutes, with two 30-minute intermissions.
Prelude and Act 1: 1 hr. 50 min.
Intermission: 30 min.
Act 2: 60 min.
Intermission: 25 min.
Act 3: 1 hr. 15 min.
Supertitles may not be visible from the rear of the orchestra; please contact WNO Audiences Services at (202) 295-2400 for further information.
Siegfried Jon Fredric West (cast change announced on 10/21)
Brünnhilde Iréne Theorin
Gunther Alan Held
Hagen Gidon Saks
Alberich Gordon Hawkins
Gutrune Bernadette Flaitz
Waltraute Elizabeth Bishop
Conductor -- Philippe Auguin
Lighting Design -- Mark McCullough