Melding 15 hours of opera into one symphonic adventure

Does Wagner’s masterwork Der Ring des Nibelungen even need an introduction? Spanning no fewer than fifteen hours, spread over four operas, his epos set in Nordic mythology is a milestone in music history.

The Belgian National Orchestra closes their symphonic season with the iconic tetralogy. Well, sort of. For his version, Dutch percussionist, composer, and frequent Wagner arranger Henk de Vlieger walks in the footsteps of the giant.

Melding the highlights, like Ride of the Valkyries, the iconic soundtrack to Francis Ford Coppola’s film classic Apocalypse Now, into one ring to rule them all – or are we mixing things up now?

THE RING. A SYMPHONIC ADVENTURE 28/6, 20.00, Bozar

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