Company Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Conductor James Levine
Director Guenther Schneider-Diemssen
Stage Production Otto Schenk
Producer Polygram Records, 1991


Siegfried Siegfried Jerusalem
Der Wanderer James Morris
Mime Heinz Zednik
Alberich Ekkehard Wlaschiha
Fafner Matti Salminen
Erda Birgitta Svenden
Brünnhilde Hildegard Behrens
Forest Bird Dawn Upshaw


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 Siegfried 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.