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Title Die Walküre / Wagner ; production by Robert Lepage ; directed by Gary Halvorson ; [presented by] the Metropolitan Opera ; producers, Louisa Briccetti, Victoria Warivonchik
Published Berlin : Deutsche Grammophon, [2012]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  792.542 Wag/Drd Walkure 2012  AVAILABLE
Description 2 videodiscs (DVD) (243 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Series The Metropolitan Opera HD live
Metropolitan Opera HD live.
Summary The second opera in Wagner's Ring cycle, in which twins Siegmund and Sieglinde fall in love and are helped by the Valkyrie Brünnhilde
Notes Series from disc label
Libretto by the composer
"A Metropolitan Opera high-definition production."
Program notes by Paul Thomason, A conversation with Robert Lepage, and synopsis, all in English with German and French translations (20 p. : ports.) in container
Videodisc release of a 2011 television program
Extras (22 min.): Wagner's leitmotifs, backstage at the Met, interviews
Credits Camera, Miguel Armstrong ... [et al.] ; set designer, Carl Fillion ; costume designer, François St-Aubin ; lighting designer, Etienne Boucher ; DVD producer, Harald Gericke
Performer Hosts, Placido Domingo and Joyce DiDonato ; Jonas Kaufmann (Siegmund) ; Eva-Maria Westbroek (Sieglinde) ; Hans-Peter König (Hunding ; Bryn Terfel (Wotan) ; Deborah Voigt (Brünhilde) ; Stephanie Blythe (Fricka) ; Kelly Cae Hogan (Gerhilde) ; Molly Fillmore (Helmwige) ; Marjorie Elinor Dix (Waltraute) ; Mary Philips (Schwertleite) ; Wendy Bryn Harmer (Ortlinde) ; Eve Gigliotti (Siegrune) ; Mary Ann McCormick (Grimgerde) ; Lindsay Ammann (Rossweiße) ; the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra ; James Levine, conductor
Event Broadcast May 14, 2011
Notes DVD; sound formats: PCM stereo., DTS 5.1; picture format: NTSC, 16:9; region code 0 (worldwide)
Sung in German; subtitles in German, English, French, Spanish, and Chinese
Available for Deakin University staff and students only
Subject Operas.
Twins -- Drama.
Valkyries (Norse mythology) -- Drama.
Genre/Form Operas.
Nonfiction television programs.
Romance television programs.
German language television programs.
Video recordings.
Author Lepage, Robert, 1957- producer
Halvorson, Gary, director
Terfel, Bryn, performer
Kaufmann, Jonas, performer
Westbroek, Eva-Maria, performer
König, Hans-Peter, performer
Voigt, Deborah, performer
Hogan, Kelly Cae, performer
Blythe, Stephanie, performer
Harmer, Wendy Bryn, performer
Fillmore, Molly, performer
Dix, Marjorie Elinor, performer
Phillips, Mary (Mezzo-soprano), performer
Gigliotti, Eve, performer
McCormick, Mary Ann, performer
Ammann, Lindsay, performer
Levine, James, 1943- conductor
Fillion, Carl, set designer
St-Aubin, François, costume designer
Boucher, Etienne, lighting designer
Domingo, Plácido, 1941- host
DiDonato, Joyce, host
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Ring des Nibelungen. Walküre.
Briccetti, Louisa.
Warivonchik, Victoria.
Thomason, Paul.
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Orchestra, performer
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Deutsche Grammophon (Firm)