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Stephen Milling (Hagen) © ROH 2018 | Bill Cooper
London

Milling’s powerful Hagen drives a dramatic Royal Opera Götterdämmerung

By , 01 October 2018
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Daniel Brenna (Siegfried), Stacey Tappan, Renée Tatum and Lauren McNeese (Rhinemaidens) © Cory Weaver | San Francisco Opera
San Francisco

The San Francisco Ring: Episode IV – A New Hope

By , 24 June 2018
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Andreas Schager (Siegfried) and Petra Lang (Brünnhilde) © Klaus Gigga
Dresden

Götterdämmerung splutters to a tepid conclusion in Dresden

By , 04 February 2018
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Jaap van Zweden conducts Götterdämmerung © Ramond Ho
Hong Kong

Jaap van Zweden blazes trail for the Hong Kong Philharmonic with Götterdämmerung

By , 21 January 2018
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Andreas Schager (Siegfried) and Nina Stemme (Brünnhilde) © Klaus Gigga
Dresden

A stunning Götterdämmerung in Dresden

By , 01 November 2017
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The piano becomes Siegfried's funeral berth © Tom Schulze
Leipzig

Leipzig's Ring Cycle concludes with a satisfying Götterdämmerung

By , 02 July 2017
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Nina Stemme (Brünnhilde) and Ola Eliasson (Gunther) © Markus Gårder
Stockholm

Ragnarök: the long twilight of the Stockholm Ring

By , 29 May 2017
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Stefan Vinke (Siegfried) and Evelyn Herlitzius (Brünnhilde) © Bettina Stöß
Berlin

End of the tunnel: final outing for Götz Friedrich's Ring at Deutsche Oper

By , 09 April 2017
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Stefan Vinke (Siegfried) and Lise Lindstrom (Brünnhilde) © Jeff Busby
Melbourne

The way the world ends: brilliant Götterdämmerung crowns Melbourne cycle

By , 28 November 2016
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Stephanie Houtzeel, Christiane Kohl and Wiebke Lehmkuhl (Norns) © Enrico Nawrath
Bayreuth

Twilight zone: Bayreuth's Ring ends with a stirring Götterdämmerung

By , 31 July 2016
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Lance Ryan (Siegfried), Katharina Magiera, Britta Stallmeister, Jenny Carlstedt (Rhinemaidens) © Monika Rittershaus (2012)
Frankfurt am Main

Save the Rhine: Frankfurt Ring concludes with a strong message

By , 17 July 2016
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Mati Turi (Siegfried) © Clive Barda
London

Full immersion, total immolation: Götterdämmerung crowns Opera North's magnificent Ring

By , 03 July 2016
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Evelyn Herlitzius (Brünnhilde) and Waltraud Meier (Waltraute) © Zsófia Pályi | Müpa
Budapest

Long resonance of an overwhelming ending: an intoxicating Ring ends in Budapest

By , 19 June 2016
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Iréne Theorin (Buünnhilde) © Monika Rittershaus (2013)
Berlin

Götterdämmerung a musical success at Staatsoper Berlin

By , 19 June 2016
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Eric Halfvarson (Hagen) © Scott Suchman
Washington

Twilight of the Gods gives way to an American dawn

By , 06 May 2016
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Leila Josefowicz © Chris Lee
Cleveland

Stunning Adès from Leila Josefowicz in Cleveland

By , 02 April 2016
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Stefan Vinke (Siegfried), Julia Rutigliano, Mirella Hagen and Anna Lapkovskaja (Rhinemaidens) © Bayreuther Festspiele | Enrico Nawrath
Bayreuth

But what does it all mean? Castorf’s visually stylish Götterdämmerung brings no resolution

By , 01 August 2015
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Pietari Inkinen © IMG Artists
Auckland

Inkinen farewells New Zealand in a blaze of Wagnerian glory

By , 19 June 2015
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Anne Sofie von Otter and Evelyn Herlitzius in Götterdämmerung © Wiener Staatsoper / Michael Pöhn
Vienna

Götterdämmerung as Chamber Opera in Vienna

By , 25 May 2015
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Elena Nebera (Brünnhilde) © Karl Forster
Linz

The Linz Ring: Götterdammerung or The Ring returns to the Rhine

By , 17 May 2015
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Stephen Gould (Siegfried) and Anna Gabler (Gutrune) © Wilfried Hösl
Munich

Munich’s uneven Ring finishes with a strong Götterdämmerung

By , 20 March 2015
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© V. Baranovsky
Birmingham

The Mariinsky Ring concludes strongly in Birmingham

By , 09 November 2014
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Attila Jun as Hagen in act II gathering of clans © Bayreuther Festspiele / Enrico Nawrath
Bayreuth

From kebab shop to the New York Stock Exchange: Attila Jun stars in Bayreuth's Götterdämmerung

By , 27 August 2014
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Andrea Silvestrelli (Hagen) © Franz Neumayr | Tiroler Festspiele Erl
Erl

The 24-Hour-Ring in Erl ends with fire and passion in Götterdämmerung

By , 03 August 2014
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Irene Théorin as Brünnhilde © Palace of Arts
Budapest

Adam Fischer and Iréne Théorin make an unforgettable Götterdämmerung

By , 15 June 2014
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Alwyn Mellor (Brünnhilde) © Clive Barda
Leeds

The finale of Opera North's Ring is brilliantly successful

By , 14 June 2014
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Nina Stemme (Brünnhilde) © Wiener Staatsoper | Michael Pöhn
Vienna

Nina Stemme’s glorious immolation crowns a stunning Vienna Götterdämmerung

By , 08 June 2014
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Philip Modinos (Siegfried) © Richard Carter
London

Wagner as you have never seen him before: the Fulham Ring Cycle

By , 16 February 2014
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Kurt Rydl (Hagen), Catherine Foster (Brünnhilde), Choir of De Nederlandse Opera  ©  Marco Borggreve
Amsterdam

Abstract and compelling: Audi's Götterdämmerung in Amsterdam

By , 17 November 2013
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London

The Fulham Ring concludes with Götterdämmerung

By , 08 November 2013
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Sabine Hogrefe as Brünnhilde  © Gilles Abegg, Opéra de Dijon
Dijon

The Dijon Ring – Part 2

By , 06 October 2013
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Jennifer Zetlan (Woglinde), Cecelia Hall (Wellgunde), Renée Tatum (Flosshilde) and Stefan Vinke (Si © Elise Bakketun
Seattle

Götterdämmerung at Seattle Opera is the perfect end to an extraordinary Ring

By , 09 August 2013
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Daniel Barenboim addresses the audience at the end of the performance of Wagner’s Götterdämmerun ©  BBC/Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 20: Götterdämmerung concludes a Ring for the ages

By , 28 July 2013
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Iain Paterson as Gunther and Hans-Peter König as Hagen  ©  Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera
New York City

Götterdämmerung at the Met

By , 02 May 2013
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Karen Cargill, Maria Radner, Elisabeth Meister as the Three Norns  ©  ROH 2012 / Clive Barda
London

The cycle concludes: Götterdämmerung at the Royal Opera

By , 24 October 2012
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Valery Gergiev © Valentin Baranovsky
Paris

Le Mariinsky sur le Ring (4) : l'épopée du Crépuscule

By , 23 September 2018
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Josep Pons © Igor Cortadellas
La Coruña

Monográfico de Wagner con Josep Pons y la Sinfónica de Galicia

By , 17 March 2018
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Nina Stemme (Brünnhilde) © Wilfried Hösl
Munich

Münchens betagte Götterdämmerung überzeugt mit musikalischen Highlights

By , 11 February 2018
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