At the Met

Madeline Stone '13 | April 11, 2013 | Notre Dame Magazine

Met Opera - Die Walkure

Anyone familiar with German composer Richard Wagner’s Ring cycle or even Elmer Fudd’s “Kill da Wabbit” song would recognize the tune they’d hear when Notre Dame vocal instructor Deborah Mayer makes her Metropolitan Opera House debut this Saturday in New York.

For Mayer, the fulfillment of a lifelong dream to sing in one of her art’s grandest international showcases comes at a time when opera is reaching out to new audiences.

Mayer will be playing the role of Gerhilde in the Met’s exceedingly modern production of Die Walküre, the second and most well-known opera in Wagner’s legendary four-part cycle, Der Ring des Nibelungen.

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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