Die Walküre


Company Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Conductor James Levine
Stage Production Otto Schenk
Executive Producer Peter Gelb
Video Director Brian Large
Producer Polygram Records, 1991


Brünnhilde Hildegard Behrens
Sieglinde Jessye Norman
Fricka Crista Ludwig
Siegmund Gary Lakes
Hunding Kurt Moll
Wotan James Morris


Executive Producer: Peter Gelb;  Video Director: Brian Large;  Audio Producer: Jay David Saks; Costume Designer: Rolf Langenfass;  Lighting Designer: Gil Wechsler.

This New York Metropolitan Opera production of Die Walküre was shown on PBS-TV in the summer of 1990. It is a "traditional" production with realistically designed sets, following the directions (with some modifications) that Wagner himself had written.