Ring of the Nibelung

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Ring of the Nibelung

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1. (European Myth & Legend) German myth a magic ring on which the dwarf Alberich placed a curse after it was stolen from him
2. (Classical Music) the four operas by Wagner, Das Rheingold (1869), Die Walküre (1870), Siegfried (1876), and Götterdämmerung (1876), based on this myth. Often shortened to: The Ring
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The image comes from an artwork made to accompany an 1876 production of Wagner's Der Ring Des Nibelungen.
Hunter Morris won wide renown when he was tapped late in rehearsals to sing Siegfried in Lepage's recent production of Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen at the Metropolitan Opera.
And next November all its state-of-the art resources will be brought into play when it hosts Wagner's massive Der Ring des Nibelungen cycle in the world-renowned Mariinsky Theatre production, conducted by Valery Gergiev.
Wagner composed music on a colossal scale, and his greatest work is the cycle of four operas that comprise Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the Nibelung) an epic tale of a struggle to possess an all powerful ring to rule the world.
Brown focuses on Wagner's "later" masterworks, specifically Tristan und Isolde, Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg, Der Ring des Nibelungen, and Parsifal.
Presented by Suzy Klein with commentary from the director of The Royal Opera's Der Ring des Nibelungen, Keith Warner, there will be three different streams available on The Space for Act III of Die Walkure.
Since becoming Opera North's music director in 2004 he has conducted works such of The Makropulos Case, From The House of Dead and is currently working through Opera North's four year cycle of Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen, with Siegfried premiering in June next year.
In its annual festival this year, Munich's Bavarian State Opera put on a new production of the apocalyptic Gotterdammerung, the final work in Richard Wagner's four-evening cycle Der Ring des Nibelungen.
In addition to La Traviata, Luisi conducts the new production premiere of Massenet's Manon (also airing this month on Great Performances at the Met ) and three complete cycles of Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen.
Wagner's 'Ring' cycle - Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the Nibelung) - is reputedly a monster: four operas telling an epic tale of gods and dwarves and giants through music which, once heard, is never likely to be forgotten.
The greatest modernist production of Gotterdammerung, the final part of Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen, is the BBC documentary of he and Georg Solti's recording of it.