Die Walküre


Orchestra Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Conductor James Levine
Director Otto Schenk
Video Director Peter Gelb


Brünnhilde Gwyneth Jones
Sieglinde Jeanine Altmeyer
Fricka Hanna Schwarz
Siegmund Peter Hofmann
Hunding Matti Salminen
Wotan Donald McIntyre


This is the historical centennial Walküre, performed at Bayreuth in 1976. The production was controversial in that Patrice Chereau, the director, gave the production an anti-capitalist, political slant and dressed the actors in 19th Century costumes.