Address: Metropolitan Opera House, Amsterdam Ave. & 64th St. - 212-362-6000
Description: Approximate running time 5 hrs. 6 min. Robert Lepage's landmark production of Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen is back for three complete cycles in spring 2013, on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the composer's birth. Jay Hunter Morris reprises his acclaimed portrayal of the title hero in the epic's third installment, sharing the role with Lars Cleveman. Deborah Voigt and Katarina Dalayman alternate as Brunnhilde, Mark Delavan and Greer Grimsley are the Wanderer, and Eric Owens and Richard Paul Fink share Alberich, with Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi on the podium.
Venue Description: The Met Opera is a vibrant home for the most creative and talented artists from around the world. Longtime musical director James Levine is credited with having created one of opera's finest orchestras and choruses. Call or visit website for schedule, tickets and more information on the current season.