Das Rheingold

Opera: Work details

Composer: Richard Wagner
Music title: Das Rheingold (1869)
Librettist: Richard Wagner
Work definition: Preliminary evening of 'Der Ring des Nibelungen', in four scenes
Title notes: Preliminary evening of The Ring cycle
Language: German
Notes: First performance as part of cycle: Bayreuth, Festspielhaus, 13 August 1876
World premiere: 22 September 1869, Königliches Hof- und Nationaltheater, Munich
ROH premiere: 22 June 1892, Hamburg Opera Company
ROH company premiere: 12 May 1949, Covent Garden Opera Company, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Related work: Der Ring des Nibelungen
Productions
Das Rheingold (1949) Covent Garden Opera Company (4 performances online)
Das Rheingold (1954) Covent Garden Opera Company (8 performances online)
Das Rheingold (1964) Covent Garden Opera Company (9 performances online)
Das Rheingold (1974) The Royal Opera (6 performances online)
Das Rheingold (1988) The Royal Opera (1 performance online)
Das Rheingold (1991) The Royal Opera (1 performance online)
Das Rheingold (1994) The Royal Opera (7 performances online)
Das Rheingold (1998, in concert) The Royal Opera (1 performance online)
Das Rheingold (2003) Mariinsky Opera (1 performance online)
Das Rheingold (2004) The Royal Opera (14 performances online)