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The most famous, the most performed, the most thrilling, and the most recorded opera cycle in music history - now available as individual opera DVDs.
A unique and exclusive package, on 2 DVDs, from the most successful Ring Cycle production of the 21th century.
Filmed at the world-famous Metropolitan Opera House in New York, in high definition – the award winning Robert Lepage production. Featuring Bryn Terfel as Wotan – universally recognized as the finest bass-baritone – and Wotan – of his generation. Also starring Deborah Voigt as Brunnhilde, and star tenor Jonas Kaufmann as Siegmund.
award-winning and ground-breaking production has been seen by over 150,000 people at the Metropolitan Opera in New York, and subsequently by a remarkable 800,000 people in cinemas and movie-theatres around the globe.
Features some of the most remarkable and memorable music of all time – including “The Ride of the Valkyries”, as heard in countless Hollywood blockbusters and global TV commercials over the last forty years.
Works on This Recording
Die Walküre by Richard Wagner
Stephanie Blythe (Mezzo Soprano),
Hans-Peter König (Baritone),
Richard Croft (Tenor),
Deborah Voigt (Soprano),
Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone),
Eva-Maria Westbroek (Soprano),
Jonas Kaufmann (Tenor)
Metropolitan Opera Chorus,
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Written: 1856; Germany
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