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Die Walküre

05/14/11 12:00PM

Photo: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera
A scene from Act 3 of WagnerÕs ÒDie WalkŸreÓ with the Valkuries.

James Levine conducts Die Walküre, the second opera in Wagner's Ring Cycle, in the final Metropolitan Opera broadcast of the 2010-2011 season.

Valkuries in photo (left to right) Marjorie Elinor Dix as Waltraute, Wendy Bryn Harmer as Ortlinde, Molly Fillmore as Helmwige, Kelly Cae Hogan as Gerhilde, Mary Ann McCormick as Grimgerde, Lindsay Armann as Rossweisse, Eve Gigliotti as Siegrune, and Mary Phillips as Schwertleite. At top is Deborah Voigt as BrŸnnhilde. 

Playlist

12:08pm

Die Walküre: Act I
Composer: Richard Wagner
Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Conductor: James Levine
Soloists: Eva-Maria Westbroek, soprano ; Jonas Kaufmann, tenor ; Hans-Peter König, bass
Record co./Cat #: Met Broadcast
Release Year: 2011
 
 

1:23pm

Tannhäuser: "Dir töne Lob"
Composer: Richard Wagner
Ensemble: RCA Victor Orchestra
Conductor: Edwin McArthur
Soloists: Lauritz Melchior, tenor
CD/Album: RCA - Met - 100 Singers 100 Years
Record co./Cat #: RCA 61580
Release Year: 1984
 
 

1:36pm

Tannhäuser: "O du, mein holder Abendstern"
Composer: Richard Wagner
Conductor: Nathaniel Shilkret
Soloists: Lawrence Tibbett, baritone
CD/Album: Lawrence Tibbett - Portraits in Memory
Record co./Cat #: MET 219
Release Year: 1993
 
 

1:44pm

Siegfried: Waldweben (excerpt)
Composer: Richard Wagner
Ensemble: Cleveland Orchestra
Conductor: George Szell
CD/Album: Wagner: Orchestral Music - George Szell
Record co./Cat #: Sony 48175
Release Year: 1962
 
 

1:55pm

Die Walküre: Act II
Composer: Richard Wagner
Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Conductor: James Levine
Soloists: Deborah Voigt, soprano ; Bryn Terfel, bass-baritone ; Stephanie Blythe, mezzo-soprano ; Eva-Maria Westbroek, soprano ; Jonas Kaufmann, tenor ; Hans-Peter König, bass
Record co./Cat #: Met Broadcast
Release Year: 2011
 
 

3:41pm

Des Knaben Wunderhorn: "Wer hat dies Liedlein erdacht?"
Composer: Gustav Mahler
Ensemble: Cleveland Orchestra
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Soloists: Magdalena Kožená, mezzo-soprano
CD/Album: Mahler - Des Knaben Wunderhorn - Adagio
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 4779060
Release Year: 2010
 
 

3:44pm

Des Knaben Wunderhorn: "Rheinlegendchen"
Composer: Gustav Mahler
Ensemble: Cleveland Orchestra
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Soloists: Magdalena Kožená, mezzo-soprano
CD/Album: Mahler - Des Knaben Wunderhorn - Adagio
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 4779060
Release Year: 2010
 
 

3:47pm

Des Knaben Wunderhorn: "Wo die schönen Trompeten blasen""
Composer: Gustav Mahler
Ensemble: Cleveland Orchestra
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Soloists: Magdalena Kožená, mezzo-soprano
CD/Album: Mahler - Des Knaben Wunderhorn - Adagio
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 4779060
Release Year: 2010
 
 

4:01pm

Tristan und Isolde: Liebestod
Composer: Richard Wagner
Conductor: Hans Lange
Soloists: Kirsten Flagstad, soprano
CD/Album: RCA - Met - 100 Singers 100 Years
Record co./Cat #: RCA 61580
Release Year: 1984
 
 

4:09pm

Götterdämmerung: Morgendämmerung (excerpt)
Composer: Richard Wagner
Ensemble: Cleveland Orchestra
Conductor: George Szell
CD/Album: Wagner: Orchestral Music - George Szell
Record co./Cat #: Sony 48175
Release Year: 1962
 
 

4:14pm

Die Walküre: Act III
Composer: Richard Wagner
Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Conductor: James Levine
Soloists: Deborah Voigt, soprano ; Bryn Terfel, bass-baritone ; Eva-Maria Westbroek, soprano
Record co./Cat #: Met Broadcast
Release Year: 2011
 
 

5:35pm

Lohengrin: "In fernem Land"
Composer: Richard Wagner
Ensemble: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Nils Grevillius
Soloists: Jussi Björling, tenor
CD/Album: Jussi Björling In Concert
Record co./Cat #: RCA LM-2784 [vinyl]
Release Year: 1965
 
 

5:46pm

Frauenliebe und -leben: "Er, der Herrlichste von allen"
Composer: Robert Schumann
Soloists: Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, mezzo-soprano ; Julius Drake, piano
CD/Album: Lorraine Hunt Lieberson / Julius Drake
Record co./Cat #: Wigmore Hall Live 0024
Release Year: 2001
 
 

5:49pm

Frauenliebe und -leben: "Du Ring an meinem Finger"
Composer: Robert Schumann
Soloists: Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, mezzo-soprano ; Julius Drake, piano
CD/Album: Lorraine Hunt Lieberson / Julius Drake
Record co./Cat #: Wigmore Hall Live 0024
Release Year: 2001
 
 

5:53pm

Frauenliebe und -leben: "An meinem Herzen, an meiner Brust"
Composer: Robert Schumann
Soloists: Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, mezzo-soprano ; Julius Drake, piano
CD/Album: Lorraine Hunt Lieberson / Julius Drake
Record co./Cat #: Wigmore Hall Live 0024
Release Year: 2001
 
 

5:57pm

Die Meistersinger: Prelude (excerpt)
Composer: Richard Wagner
Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Fritz Reiner
CD/Album: Reiner Conducts Wagner
Record co./Cat #: RCA 4738
Release Year: 1983
 
 
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