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Christine Goerke And James Rutherford To Perform Wagner's "Die Walküre" With TMC Orchestra

Christine Goerke And  James Rutherford
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Christine Goerke And James Rutherford

This Saturday and Sunday, in one of the highlights of the 2019 Tanglewood season, Andris Nelsons leads the Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra in Wagner’s complete opera “Die Walküre” - split over the course of three performances, each featuring one complete act. The performance is scheduled to coincide with The Tanglewood Learning Institute’s “Wagner Weekend.”

The talented young members of the orchestra are joined by a cast of the world’s finest Wagnerian singers. Die Walküre tackles themes of love, family, sacrifice, betrayal, punishment, and mortality. The concert performance will be sung in German with English supertitles

We are joined by soprano Christine Goerke who will sing the role of Brünnhilde, and bass-baritone James Rutherford who will perform as Wotan.