A generation has passed as the cycle’s third opera opens on a despoiled world. Raised by the deceitful dwarf Mime, Siegfried—the mortal son of Siegmund and Sieglinde—rebuffs authority as he wins the ring and forges his own path to the extraordinary woman who awaits him.
Composer: Richard Wagner
Approximate running time: 4 hours, 50 minutes with two intermissions
Sung in German with English supertitles