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Stuart Skelton (Siegmund) © ROH | Bill Cooper
London

Skelton and Anger set the scene for Stemme in Covent Garden's superb Walküre

By , 26 September 2018
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Iréne Theorin (Brünnhilde) and her Valkyrie sisters © Cory Weaver | San Francisco Opera
San Francisco

Valkyries parachute into San Francisco

By , 20 June 2018
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Vitalij Kowaljow (Wotan) and Petra Lang (Brünnhilde) © Klaus Gigga
Dresden

Valkyries scramble over theatre seats as Semperoper Dresden's Ring advances

By , 30 January 2018
***11
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Christine Goerke (Brünnhilde) © Cory Weaver
Chicago

David Pountney's riveting Walküre opens at the Lyric Opera of Chicago

By , 05 November 2017
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Simon O'Neill and the RSNO © Beth Chalmers
Edinburgh

Memorable and epic Die Walküre at Edinburgh International Festival

By , 06 August 2017
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Jane Dutton (Brünnhilde) and Thomas Hall (Wotan) © Robert Workman
West Horsley

Museum piece? Stephen Medcalf offers an intriguing Walküre at Grange Park Opera

By , 29 June 2017
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Markus Marquardt (Wotan) and Eva Johansson (Brünnhilde), different cast © Tom Schulze
Leipzig

Die Walküre is full of anxiety in Leipzig

By , 29 June 2017
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Nina Stemme (Brünnhilde) © Markus Gårder
Stockholm

An outstanding Swedish Sieglinde in a strongly cast Walküre in Stockholm

By , 25 May 2017
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Jongmin Park (Hunding) © Wiener Staatsoper GmbH / Michael Pohn
Vienna

Peter Schneider takes the Valkyries on a wild ride in Vienna

By , 21 May 2017
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Amber Wagner (Sieglinde) and Bradley Daley (Siegmund) © Jeff Busby
Melbourne

Spirals out of control: extraordinary singing in Die Walküre in Melbourne

By , 23 November 2016
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Heidi Melton (Sieglinde) and Christopher Ventris (Siegmund) © Enrico Nawrath
Bayreuth

Magic fire: a blazing account of Die Walküre at Bayreuth

By , 27 July 2016
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Mark Wigglesworth © The Proms - Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 11: Wagner and Tippett make an effective pairing

By , 23 July 2016
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James Rutherford (Wotan) and Rebecca Teem (Brünnhilde) © Barbara Aumüller
Frankfurt am Main

Wotan and his women: Family drama of Die Walküre in Frankfurt

By , 10 July 2016
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Kelly Cae Hogan (Brünnhilde) and Robert Hayward (Wotan) © Clive Barda
London

Disobedient daughter, outraged wife: Wotan's woes mount in Opera North's Die Walküre

By , 29 June 2016
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Iréne Theorin (Brünnhilde), Simon O'Neill (Siegmund) and Anja Kampe (Sieglinde) © Monika Rittershaus (2011)
Berlin

A stunning musical achievement: Die Walküre in Berlin

By , 12 June 2016
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Meagan Miller (Sieglinde) and Christopher Ventris (Siegmund) © Scott Suchman
Washington

Nature’s bonfire burns on: Zambello’s Die Walküre in Washington

By , 02 May 2016
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Hungarian State Opera: Die Walküre © Attila Nagy
Budapest

Unsatisfying staging salvaged by a strong cast in new Budapest Walküre

By , 06 March 2016
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Johan Botha (Siegmund) and Anja Kampe (Sieglinde) © Bayreuther Festspiele | Enrico Nawrath
Bayreuth

Die Walküre at Bayreuth: the triumph of love over spectacle

By , 28 July 2015
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Evelyn Herlitzius (Brünnhilde) © Wiener Staatsoper | Michael Pöhn
Vienna

Tireless Herlitzius leads a memorable Walküre in Vienna

By , 17 May 2015
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Gerd Grochowski (Wotan) © Karl Forster
Linz

The Linz Ring: Die Walküre or Wotan’s double dilemma

By , 10 May 2015
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Iain Paterson (Wotan) © Lynn Lane
Houston

Superb cast in Fura del Baus’ American Walküre debut

By , 03 May 2015
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Thomas J Mayer (Wotan) and Evelyn Herlitzius (Brünnhilde) © Wilfried Hösl
Munich

A thrilling Die Walküre in Munich raises the bar in this Ring

By , 28 February 2015
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Ride of the Valkyries © Bayreuther Festspiele / Enrico Nawrath
Bayreuth

Back to Baku: Die Walküre in Bayreuth

By , 23 August 2014
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Valkyries, Vladimir Baykov (Wotan) and Bettine Kampp (Brünnhilde) © Franz Neumayr | Tiroler Festspiele Erl
Erl

Die Walküre on bicycles: the 24-hour Ring in Erl

By , 02 August 2014
***11
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Judit Nemeth as Fricka and Egils Silins as Wotan © Palace of Arts, Budapest
Budapest

Extreme emotions for extreme events: Die Walküre in Budapest

By , 12 June 2014
****1
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© Gilles Abegg, Opéra de Dijon
Dijon

The Dijon Ring – Part 1

By , 05 October 2013
****1
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Wagner’s Die Walküre, Alwyn Mellor (Brünnhilde), Greer Grimsley (Wotan)  ©  Elise Bakketun photo
Seattle

Talented acting makes Seattle Opera's Die Walküre a heart-breaking experience

By , 05 August 2013
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L-R: Bryn Terfel and Daniel Barenboim in Wagner’s Die Walküre at the BBC Proms  ©  BBC/Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 15: Die Walküre with Terfel, Stemme and Barenboim

By , 23 July 2013
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Martina Serafin as Sieglinde and Simon O’Neill as Siegmund  ©  Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera
New York City

Die Walküre at the Met

By , 26 April 2013
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Simon O'Neill as Siegmund, Eva-Maria Westbroek as Sieglinde  ©  ROH / Clive Barda 2012
London

Connolly and Terfel stand out in a thought-provoking Walküre at Covent Garden

By , 18 October 2012
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Béla Perencz as Wotan and conductor Richard Farnes © Clive Barda
Leeds

Opera North: Die Walküre

By , 16 June 2012
***11
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London

Die Walküre at Fulham Opera

By , 22 May 2012
***11
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©  Joel Chester Fildes
Manchester

Hallé and Sir Mark Elder: Die Walküre

By , 16 July 2011
*****
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©  Joel Chester Fildes
Manchester

Die Walküre in concert

By , 15 July 2011
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Valery Gergiev © Philharmonie | D. Herouville
Paris

Le Mariinsky sur le Ring (2) : splendeurs et misères de La Walkyrie

By , 25 March 2018
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Daniela Sindram (Sieglinde), Michael König (Siegmund) © David Herrero
Toulouse

Téméraire Brünnhilde sur les planches du Capitole : La Walkyrie

By , 30 January 2018
***11
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John Lundgren (Wotan) und Nina Stemme (Brünnhilde) © Wilfried Hösl
Munich

Die Walküre an der Bayerischen Staatsoper begeistert mit meisterlicher Klangvielfalt

By , 19 January 2018
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Johan Reuter (Wotan) © János Posztós | Müpa
Budapest

Wenn Wagner wie ein Schubert-Lied klingt: feine Lyrik im zweiten Teil des Budapester Rings

By , 17 June 2016
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Michaela Kaune (Sieglinde) et Will Hartmann (Siegmund) © Carole Parodi
Geneva

La Walkyrie conquiert Genève

By , 21 May 2014
****1
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