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Singers of the Ring: Becoming Brünnhilde

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019 2:00 PM

Presented by Matthew Timmermans

The second half of the 20th century saw extreme contrasts between dramatic and lyric interpretations of Brünnhilde and the other soprano roles in the Ring. This lecture will focus on some of the most famous and influential singers who brought these varying interpretations to life, including Birgit Nilsson, Régine Crespin, Anja Silja, Gwyneth Jones, Jeannine Altmeyer, Hildegard Behrens, and Cheryl Studer.

This course has four sessions. To purchase all sessions of Singers of the Ring, please click here.

This session will be held in the Opera Learning Center, located on the 6th Floor of the Samuel B. and David Rose Building at Lincoln Center, 65th Street between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue. For questions, please call the LCE Ticket Line at 212-769-7028, Monday-Friday 10am-4pm.

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