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  • Rhine Gold

    Prague National Theatre Opera
    17/4/2005

Next performances

25 Oct 2018, Thursday, at 19:00

Faszination Wagner, vocal symphonic concert sung in: German

Forum Karlin, Prague

Best available 1290 CZK


26 Oct 2018, Friday, at 19:00

Faszination Wagner, vocal symphonic concert sung in: German

Forum Karlin, Prague

Best available 1290 CZK


Das Rheingold (The Rhine Gold)

Prologue in 1 act to the trilogy Der Ring des Nibelungen

genre opera
music Richard Wagner

rheingold.jpgThis \'fore-evening\' to Wagner\'s \'BŘhnenfest-spiel\' (festi-val theatrical presentation) Der Ring des Nibelungen takes us into a world of gods, dwarfs, and giants. In Das Rheingold we find ourselves among the nymphs of the river Rhine who guard an accumulation of gold and treasures. These Rhinemaidens betray the secret of the gold, which can be acquired only by one who forswears love, and this sets loose a complicated thread of intrigues, machinations, and magic tricks. Everyone wants to win possession of the golden ring, in which lies the power of the gold. But the ring is cursed and all who wear it are doomed to die