American Opera Series: Wagner's 'Das Rheingold'

May 16, 2017

Eric Owens as Wotan in the Lyric Opera of Chicago's production of Wagner's Das Rheingold
Credit Todd Rosenberg

This Saturday at 1 PM, Classical IPR presents the first opera of the season from the American Opera Series. This week's broadcast is a recent production of Richard Wagner's "Das Rheingold" from the Lyric Opera of Chicago

The production stars Eric Owens as Wotan, Samuel Youn as Alberich, and Tanja Ariane Baumgartner as Fricka, and Sir Andrew Davis conducts. The complete program is available here. Click here for side-by-side German and English texts of the libretto.

The full schedule of this season's American Opera Series broadcasts is available here. Classical IPR broadcasts each opera on Saturday afternoons starting at 1 PM.