The Met: Live in HD Die Walküre
Director(s): Robert Lepage
Cast: The Metropolitan Opera, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Günther Groissböck, Christine Goerke, Stuart Skelton
In what is expected to be a Wagnerian event for the ages, soprano Christine Goerke plays Brünnhilde, Wotan’s willful warrior daughter, who loses her immortality in opera’s most famous act of filial defiance. Tenor Stuart Skelton and soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek play the incestuous twins Siegmund and Sieglinde. Greer Grimsley sings Wotan. Philippe Jordan conducts.