Excerpt from Die Walküre , Decca 455 5552. Vienna Philharmonic, Sir Georg Solti, conductor. Régine Crespin, James, King, Hans Hotter, Birgit Nilsson, Christa Ludwig.

It takes a goddess to make a hero.

A warrior goddess risks all to preserve the future in Wagner’s matchless epic featuring some of the most powerful music ever conceived, including the iconic “Ride of the Valkyries.”


JANUARY 31 to FEBRUARY 22, 2015

On stage at the Four Seasons Centre, 145 Queen St. W., Toronto.
Performance time is approximately four hours, 25 minutes including two intermissions.
Sung in German with English SURTITLES™.

Conductor: Johannes Debus
Director: Atom Egoyan
Set and Costume Designer: Michael Levine
Lighting Designer: David Finn

Brünnhilde: Christine Goerke
Siegmund: Clifton Forbis
Sieglinde: Heidi Melton
Wotan: Johan Reuter
Hunding: Dimitry Ivashchenko 
Fricka: Janina Baechle 

For full cast and creative team, click here. 

With the COC Orchestra

A Canadian Opera Company production

Banner: Christine Goerke, 2013. Photo: Gary Mulcahey

Performance Dates & Times
View the performance dates below:
  • Sat. January 31, 2015 at 7 p.m.
  • Wed. February 4, 2015 at 7 p.m.
  • Sat. February 7, 2015 at 4:30 p.m.
  • Tue. February 10, 2015 at 7 p.m.
  • Fri. February 13, 2015 at 7 p.m.
  • Thu. February 19, 2015 at 7 p.m.
  • Sun. February 22, 2015 at 2 p.m.
Please note: All evening performances of Die Walküre start at 7 p.m.
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