Wagner, Ring des Nibelungen, Siegfried, Synopsis, Handlung

Online opera guide and synopsis to Wagner’s SIEGFRIED

The Ring of the Nibelung is a total work of art on a par with works of world literature such as Homer’s Iliad or Dante’s Divina commedia. It is astonishing how homogeneous this work appears to us, which was created over a period of 25 years and in a complex process of development. “Siegfried” is a huge heroic epic about a revolutionary. It ends with one of the great love apotheoses of the opera genre.

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