Das Rheingold

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The first of the four operas that constitute Richard Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen ('The Ring of the Nibelung'). It was originally written as an introduct. Find The Metropolitan Opera on Facebook (opens new window) Find The Metropolitan Opera on Twitter (opens new window) Find The Metropolitan Opera on Instagram (opens new window).

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“Der Ring des Nibelungen”

  • In Der Ring des Nibelungen

    The operas are Das Rheingold (“The Rhine Gold”), Die Walküre (“The Valkyrie”), Siegfried, and Götterdämmerung (“The Twilight of the Gods”), first performed in sequence at the Festspielhaus in Bayreuth, Bavaria, Germany, on August 13, 14, 16, and 17, 1876. Collectively they are often

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recording in stereo

Das Rheingold Characters


Das Rheingold Cast

  • In music recording: Advancements after World War II

    …in 1959 of Richard Wagner’s Das Rheingold, conducted by Georg Solti, a pioneer work in the “creative” school of classical record production. Within a decade two complete recordings of Wagner’s Ring cycle, comprising four complete operas on 19 discs, were available. Again, as with the advent of the LP, a…

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