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Opera Cheat Sheet

Opera Cheat Sheet: Götterdämmerung

Listen to our quick overview of Richard Wagner’s Götterdämmerung, which is this week’s Metropolitan Opera broadcast airing on our station Saturday at 10:00am.


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In this week’s Opera Cheat Sheet, Classical 91.7’s program director St.John Flynn and opera expert Eric Skelly discuss Wagner’s Götterdämmerung, the last of the four operas that make up the monumental Ring Cycle.  In this cataclysmic finale the world of the gods is destroyed to be replaced by one of love through the redemptive actions of Brünnhilde.  You can hear the Metropolitan Opera’s production of Götterdämmerung Saturday at 10:00am on Classical 91.7 and online at