Course Description

Join other OLLI members for this Atlanta Opera performance of Die Walküreon Sunday, May 5th at 2PM.

Limited tickets, first come first served.  Meet at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Pkwy, Atlanta, GA 30339


Composer & Librettist: Richard Wagner
Premiere Performance: June 26, 1870, National Theatre, Munich Germany


The Ring Cycle, Wagner’s magnum opus, continues with Die Walküre, the second epic installment in the series. The daughters of Wotan, ruler of the gods, serve as Valkyries tasked with guiding the souls of fallen warriors to Valhalla. But as scandal erupts, Wotan finds himself at odds with whom he most trusts. Greer Grimsley returns as the definitive Wotan in The Atlanta Opera’s new production of one of opera’s greatest triumphs.


Sung in German with English Supertitles


Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre (parking information and directions on website)


Performance runtime: approximately 4 hours, 25 minutes
Act I: 65 minutes  |  Intermission: 25 minutes  |  Act II: 90 minutes  |  Intermission: 20 minutes  |  Act III: 65 minutes

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