Wagner's Das Rheingold

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The Met's Robert LePage production of Wagner's Ring cycle returns for a spring run, beginning, logically, with the tetralogy’s first installment, Das Rheingold.

Mark Delavan is Wotan, ruler of the gods, Wendy Bryn Harmer returns as Freia, the goddess of beauty and youth, Stephanie Blythe again sings Freia's sister Fricka, Wotan's wife, and Eric Owens is Alberich, the king of the Nibelungs. Fabio Luisi, the Met’s principal conductor, is on the podium.

Cast:

Conductor: Fabio Luisi
Freia: Wendy Bryn Harmer
Fricka: Stephanie Blythe
Erda: Meredith Arwady
Loge: Stefan Margita
Mime: Gerhard Siegel
Wotan: Mark Delavan
Alberich: Eric Owens
Fasolt: Franz-Josef Selig
Fafner: Hans-Peter König