GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET: Wagner's Ring Cycle "Wagner's Dream"

Mon, 09/10/2012 - 9:00pm

Deborah Voigt as Brünnhilde in Wagner's “Götterdämmerung.”

Credit: Courtesy of Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera

Watch as Robert Lepage, opera artists and the Met try to fulfill Wagner’s dream of a perfect Ring. Robert Lepage’s acclaimed new production of Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the Nibelung), a Great Performances at the Met production, premieres Monday, September 10 through Friday, September 14, 2012 at 9 p.m. on WXXI-TV/HD (DT21.1/cable 1011 and 11). The operas – Das Rheingold, Die Walküre, Siegfried, and Götterdämmerung — will be preceded on Monday, September 11 at 9 p.m. by the broadcast of award-winning filmmaker Susan Froemke’s documentary Wagner’s Dream, which chronicles the backstage story of the creation of this ambitious new staging.