The Ring Cycle

GP at the Met: Wagner’’s Ring Cycle

Götterdämmerung: Program Note

At first glance, after the uninterrupted flow of drama in the three preceding parts of the Ring, the libretto of Götterdämmerung might seem a throwback.

GP at the Met: Wagner’’s Ring Cycle

Siegfried: Program Note

Of all the major characters in the Ring, Siegfried is probably the one who has been most misunderstood.

GP at the Met: Wagner’’s Ring Cycle

Die Walküre: Program Note

The plot of Die Walküre can be summarized in a few dozen words; the outer events are relatively simple. But the inner journey of the characters is uncommonly rich and complex.

GP at the Met: Wagner’’s Ring Cycle

Jay Hunter Morris in Siegfried

Jay Hunter Morris performs an excerpt from Robert Lepage’s new production of Wagner’s Siegfried.

Interview with Jay Hunter Morris

Soprano Renée Fleming interviews Jay Hunter Morris, who plays Siegfried in Robert Lepage’s new production of Wagner’s Ring cycle.

GP at the Met: Wagner’’s Ring Cycle

Eva-Maria Westbroek in Die Walküre

Eva-Maria Westbroek performs an excerpt from Robert Lepage’s new production of Wagner’s Die Walküre.

GP at the Met: Wagner’’s Ring Cycle

Jonas Kaufmann in Die Walküre

Jonas Kaufmann performs an excerpt from Robert Lepage’s new production of Wagner’s Die Walküre.

GP at the Met: Wagner’’s Ring Cycle

About the Opera

Robert Lepage’s acclaimed new production of Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen, will air on Great Performances at the Met, September 11-14 in primetime each night on PBS stations (check local listings), as a major television event.