About the film
Release Date: Jun 27, 2019
Actors: Christine Goerke, Stuart SkeltonFeaturing some of the most glorious music ever written, Die Walküre is an unmissable epic story of monsters, gods, and humans on a superhuman scale.
A hugely beloved opera and often sell-out smash hit, the Met is proud to present the second installment of Wagner’s legendary Ring cycle. Starring Christine Goerke as the warrior goddess Brünnhilde, whose encounter with the mortal twins Siegmund and Sieglinde, sung by Stuart Skelton and Eva-Maria Westbroek, leads her on a journey from Valhalla to earthbound humanity.
Philippe Jordan conducts.
“Gripping and immersive… t’s rare to see such exquisite conducting at the Met as that exhibited in Die Walküre.” – OperaWire
“Mr. Skelton and Ms. Westbroek were bright stars in a cast led by the blazing soprano Christine Goerke.” - New York Times
“Chilling intensity… transfixing, this was the stuff of high tragedy” - Observer