Twilight of the Gods: Ring Cycle at the Met
Deutsche Grammophon B0017249-02 (2 CDs)
Wagner: Die Walküre: Siegmund’s Spring Song & Love Duet (14:14)
Eva-Maria Westbroek, soprano; Jonas Kaufmann, tenor; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra / James Levine
Wagner’s Ring Cycle presents the ultimate challenge for any opera company, and the Metropolitan Opera’s new production of Der Ring des Nibelungen, unveiled between 2010 and 2012 and starring some of the greatest Wagnerian singers of today, is among the most ambitious stagings ever mounted. This 2-CD compilation features highlights from all four operas.