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Das Rheingold at Lyric Opera Chicago

by Richard Wagner

In German with English supertitles

Lyric’s new Ring starts with Das Rheingold, conducted by celebrated music director Sir Andrew Davis. You'll meet the Rhinemaidens, guardians of magical gold that can be transformed into a ring that grants its owner unlimited power. When Alberich steals the gold, the struggle among the legendary characters begins, as Wotan, king of the gods, vies with him for supreme power. Immerse yourself in thrilling drama and music of vast proportions during this first of four new productions from world-renowned director David Pountney.