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Wagner's 'Ring' cycle coming to worldwide cinemas

March 30, 2012

The Metropolitan Opera will present worldwide movie theatre screenings of Robert Lepage’s new production of Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen, as well as Wagner’s Dream, a new documentary chronicling the creation of the new staging.

In the United States and Canada, the series will begin May 7 with a screening of the documentary, directed by award-winning filmmaker Susan Froemke, and continue on May 9 with Das Rheingold, the first opera in the cycle. The entire four-part Ring cycle (Das Rheingold, Die Walküre, Siegfried and Götterdämmerung) and documentary will be screened in many countries this spring and summer, including Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Chile, Colombia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. This is the first time the complete Ring cycle will be shown in cinemas.

Tickets go on sale in the U.S. on March 30 and in Canada on April 6. To order tickets or get more information on screening times and locations, visit www.metopera.org/liveinhd.


Wagner's 'Ring' cycle coming to worldwide cinemas

March 30, 2012

The Metropolitan Opera will present worldwide movie theatre screenings of Robert Lepage’s new production of Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen, as well as Wagner’s Dream, a new documentary chronicling the creation of the new staging.

In the United States and Canada, the series will begin May 7 with a screening of the documentary, directed by award-winning filmmaker Susan Froemke, and continue on May 9 with Das Rheingold, the first opera in the cycle. The entire four-part Ring cycle (Das Rheingold, Die Walküre, Siegfried and Götterdämmerung) and documentary will be screened in many countries this spring and summer, including Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Chile, Colombia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. This is the first time the complete Ring cycle will be shown in cinemas.

Tickets go on sale in the U.S. on March 30 and in Canada on April 6. To order tickets or get more information on screening times and locations, visit www.metopera.org/liveinhd.

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