It takes a goddess to make a hero.
Excerpt from Die Walküre , Decca 455 5552. Vienna Philharmonic, Sir Georg Solti, conductor. Régine Crespin, James, King, Hans Hotter, Birgit Nilsson, Christa Ludwig.
A warrior goddess risks all to preserve the future in
Wagner’s matchless epic featuring some of the most
powerful music ever conceived, including the iconic
“Ride of the Valkyries.”
On stage at the Four Seasons Centre, 145 Queen St. W., Toronto.
Performance time is approximately four hours, 25 minutes including two intermissions.
Sung in German with English SURTITLES™.
Conductor: Johannes Debus
Director: Atom Egoyan
Set and Costume Designer: Michael Levine
Lighting Designer: David Finn
Brünnhilde: Christine Goerke
Siegmund: Clifton Forbis
Sieglinde: Heidi Melton
Wotan: Johan Reuter
Hunding: Dimitry Ivashchenko
Fricka: Janina Baechle
For full cast and creative team, click here.
With the COC Orchestra
A Canadian Opera Company production
Banner: Christine Goerke, 2013. Photo: Gary Mulcahey