"What an experience it must have been to be in the audience that evening to hear such an ensemble perform the first work in Wagner’s tetralogy almost to perfection."
- MusicWeb International on Das Rheingold
This week we reach the final instalment of Leinsdorf's 1961/2 Metropolitan Opera Ring cycle, with the performance of Götterdämmerung given on 27 January 1962. With superb performances from, in particular, Birgit Nillson, Hans Hopf and Gottlob Frick, and great sound quality from the live broadcast, it's an essential addition to your Wagner collection.
And with the completion of this Ring the entire cycle is now available to buy at a 5% discount on the individual release prices as a virtual box set.