Wagner's Epic Die Walküre (The Valkyrie)

Wagner's Epic Die Walküre (The Valkyrie)

From the helicopter scene in Apocalypse Now to Elmer Fudd chanting, "Kill the wabbit! Kill the wabbit!" in Looney Tunes, Wagner's "Ride of the Valkyries" has a melody so familiar that you might forget just how thrilling it is when performed live, especially if you're seeing and hearing it in the context of the full opera, Die Walküre (The Valkyrie). Chock-full of forbidden love, epic fight scenes, interfering gods and earth-shattering music, Die Walküre has become synonymous with opera in the ...

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Venue

Lyric Opera of Chicago
20 N Wacker Dr