Wagner’s “Ring Cycle” is a series of four German-language epic masterworks based on Norse mythology. Here in Pittsburgh, in the award-winning Pittsburgh Playhouse at Point Park University, the must-see series concludes with in concert performances from the last two operas of the cycle. Siegfried is a coming-of-age story tracing a young hero’s journey to adulthood. The powerful conclusion, Götterdämmerung, features the most famous piece of the cycle, The Funeral March, a powerful celebration of epic proportions.
Featuring international Wagnerian superstar Jane Eaglen singing the famous Immolation Scene. She will also be the stage director of the concert with Walter Morales conducting members of the Pittsburgh Festival Opera Orchestra.
Sung in German with English supertitles projected over the stage.
PITTSBURGH FESTIVAL OPERA MAINSTAGE PRODUCTION
Saturday, October 24
Pre-opera talk, free for all ticketholders, provides insights into each production an hour before curtain.