Metropolitan Opera - Der Ring des Nibelungen Reviews
11 December 2016
Das Rheingold: General scene
Die Walküre: Eva-Maria Westbroek (Sieglinde), Stuart Skelton (Siegmund)
Siegfried: Jay Hunter Morris (Siegfried)
Götterdämmerung: Katarina Dalayman (Brünnhilde), Stephen Gould (Siegfried)

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Der Ring des Nibelungen

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 6

Video’s shifting ‘Ring’ roles
14 May 12 / New York Times
This Ring doesn't shine for me anymore
6 May 12 / Out West Arts
The Met’s digital Valhalla: technology and the ‘Ring’
6 May 12 / Boston Globe
Lepage `Ring' comes full cycle at Met
5 May 12 / San Francisco Chronicle
Met’s polished new ‘Ring’
26 Apr 12 / New York Post
Met’s ‘Ring’ machine finishes the spin cycle
26 Apr 12 / New York Times
Wagner’s epic ‘Ring’ has defeated many directors
Critics have been harsh over the Quebec director, Robert Lepage’s crack at the fantasy opera.
Encircling the "Ring"
No staging of Wagner’s “Ring of the Nibelung” can avoid controversy. But the Met's new “Ring” has few defenders, and they are far exceeded in vehemence by its detractors.
'Wagner's Dream,' a struggle on Met stage captured on film
Whatever one thinks of the $19 million production itself, the film is destined to be one of the classic documentaries about opera.
Film looks at Robert Lepage’s Ring in the Machine age
“Nobody has got it perfectly right,” William Berger, an author of popular books about opera, is heard to say in Wagner’s Dream, a documentary about the Robert Lepage production of the Ring.
Jonas Kaufmann withdraws from the Met’s ‘Die Walküre'
The tenor Jonas Kaufmann has again withdrawn from the role of Siegmund in the Metropolitan Opera’s production of “Die Walküre.” Stuart Skelton will replace him.
Circling the ‘Ring’
The Machine under the microscope: Wagner’s masterpiece at the Metropolitan Opera.
Frank van Aken replaces Jonas Kaufmann in Met's Die Walküre
Frank van Aken will make his Met debut as Siegmund in Die Walküre at tomorrow’s matinee performance, replacing Jonas Kaufmann who is ill.
The Met’s ‘Ring’ after oiling
The director Robert Lepage talks about changes he has made to the “Ring” cycle at the Metropolitan Opera and defends his controversial production, saying he can now more easily envision the whole.
Deborah Voigt goes full cycle
Deborah Voigt talks about her first Ring Cycle.
Firmly in the Met's Ring
Conductor Fabio Luisi has been earning trust during James Levine's absence.
Robert Lepage's the Ring draws fire in New York
Has the much-celebrated Robert Lepage finally jumped the shark?
Circling the ‘Ring’
The Machine under the microscope: Wagner’s masterpiece at the Metropolitan Opera.
The Met, the ‘Ring’ and the rage against the machine
Peter Gelb, the Met Opera’s general manager, discusses his $16 million “Ring” production, coming together in full cycles for the first time, and future projects.
Met Opera to broadcast ‘Ring’ cycle in movie theaters in May
The Metropolitan Opera has announced that it will begin broadcasting the complete “Ring” cycle to movie theaters around the world.
The Ring arrives
Peter Gelb, General Manager of the Metropolitan Opera, talks about their new Ring which reaches its culmination in 2012.
Production details
Cast
Terfel, Voigt/Dalayman, Morris/Gould, Skelton/van Aken, Westbroek, Owens/Fink, Siegel/Brubaker, Bardon, Blythe, Margita/Klein, König, Paterson, Harmer, König, König, Selig, Cargill, Harmer
(c) Levine (d) Lepage
Performance dates
7, 13, 21(m), 24, 26, 28(m), 30 April, 3, 5, 7, 9, 12(m) May 2012 (Three cycles)
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