Tags » Die Walküre

A Ring to keep you thinking: Wagner's Die Walküre, Saffron Opera Group

Usually, a Ring Cycle hits you as a sudden burst of musical and philosophical intensity, its four huge evenings sprawling across one week. In practical terms, your own life ends up on hold for the Ring as a result: real life pauses while the Ring is stolen, forged, wielded, misused, tricked away, traded, hoarded, misunderstood, given as a love token, and finally rescued and returned to Nature. 1,142 more words


Die Walküre, Festspielhaus Baden- Baden, July 7th, 2016

The trip to Baden-Baden was planned at least 14 (?) months ago, when first announcement of this performance came out, and I grabbed a ticket on the first available day. 773 more words


Opera North's Ring Cycle (Royal Festival Hall)

Many opera companies would balk at giving a full Wagnerian Ring Cycle, but Opera North have been spending the time since April giving six Cycles as part of a tour, in an innovative concert format. 1,178 more words


Die Walküre at the Oper Frankfurt

Die Walküre

Richard Wagner 1813-1883

Libretto by the composer
First performed June 26th 1870, Königliches Hof- und Nationaltheater, Munich
First performance as part of the Ring des Nibelungen August 14th 1876… 586 more words


A Tribute to Pierre Boulez and the Centenary Ring

When I heard Pierre Boulez had passed away on January 5, I cannot say that I let his death pervade my thoughts or affect me significantly. 527 more words

Wagner’s Die Walküre, Secret Opera

Secret Opera’s Die Walküre at King’s College Chapel on the Strand was already the subject of some anticipation from all who had seen their… 1,294 more words