Gotterdammerung http://tpr.org en Wagner's Anniversary And The End Of The World In 'Gotterdammerung' http://tpr.org/post/wagners-anniversary-and-end-world-gotterdammerung <p>The 2012-13 opera season has come and almost gone. For whatever wonders summer may hold, the Met Opera season of broadcasts closes this weekend with the living end, Richard Wagner's <em>"G</em><i>ö</i><em>tterd</em><i>ä</i><em>mmerung</em><em>."</em></p><p>In a staggering marathon of recapitulations, developments, plot changes and reversals, and a grand procession of leitmotivs that ignite a conflagration that ends the opera, the gods and the world are reborn in the cleansing fires of the overflowing Rhine.</p><p>But how does it all happen?</p> Wed, 08 May 2013 19:23:53 +0000 Ron Moore 11032 at http://tpr.org Wagner's Anniversary And The End Of The World In 'Gotterdammerung'