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Das Rheingold

Richard Wagner (1813-1883)
Preliminary evening to the stage festival play «Der Ring des Nibelungen»
Libretto by Richard Wagner

In German with German and English surtitles. Duration 2 H. 30 Min. Without intermission. Introduction 45 min before the performance.
Introductory matinee on April 10 2022

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Press reviews

«A stellar cast of singers, a fulsome, fiery orchestra and a clever and compelling staging that caught my attention from the very opening.»
bachtrack, 01.05.22

«A final word must go to Noseda who conducted the Philharmonia Zürich brilliantly from the tender pianissimo opening to the many evocative and passionate climaxes throughout. Dramatic music-making at its finest.»
bachtrack, 01.05.22

«Shorn from thematic concepts that have multiplied over the past half-century, Homoki’s staging relies heavily on the characters’ personalities — and what the singers bring to the roles.»
Macon Telegraph, 03.05.22

Spend the night where Richard Wagner
used to come and go...

Trace Wagner's footsteps and combine your opera ticket with an overnight stay at the historic Hotel Baur au Lac! This is where Richard Wagner first read the Ring poem in public and even sang parts of it - with none other than Franz Liszt at the piano! Please note that this exclusive arrangement can only be booked using the special code «Wagner».

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Light show: «Das Rheingold»

The recording for all those who want to watch the light show at the opening of the new Zurich «Ring» in a loop. By the way: In September the light show will go into a second round for the premiere of «Die Walküre»!

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Das Rheingold

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Das Rheingold