Wagner’s Ring Cycle Part 4 - Götterdämmerung
Events: Götterdämmerung Discovery Day and Exhibition

13 - 21 JAN 2018

Götterdämmerung Appreciation Guide

Götterdämmerung Symposium Handbook


13 JAN 2018 (Sat) 3:00-9:30pm
18 JAN 2018 (Thu) 5:30-12:00am
21 JAN 2018 (Sun) 2:30-9:30pm
2/F Foyer, Hong Kong Cultural Centre


Götterdämmerung Discovery Day
13 JAN 2018 (Sat)
Hong Kong Cultural Centre

Open Rehearsal
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall
Participants: Aged 6 or above
Free admission by registration here

Foyer Activities
5:15 PM - 6:15 PM
Hong Kong Cultural Centre 2/F Foyer

Be fascinated by a demonstration of Wagnerian musical instruments, and then join storyteller, poet Uncle Hung and musician Sze Ka Yan as he delves into the midst of gods’ and human’s contemplation at dusk.

Open to the public. No registration is required.

Symposium: Inside Götterdämmerung
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall
Sue Elliott, The Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto, Canada
Language: Conducted in English
Participants: Aged 6 or above
Free admission by registration here
With his Ring Cycle, Richard Wagner set out to create a new style of opera that would change the world. The fourth and final opera, Götterdämmerung, is a powerful family drama with breathtaking scenes of love, betrayal and loss. Sue Elliott returns to the stage of the Concert Hall with an entertaining and informative exploration of the opera’s creation, its themes and musical motives and its context within the cycle as a whole. Using audio and video examples, this guided journey through the final chapter of Wagner’s magnum opus is designed to help you make the most of your experience in the Concert Hall.


Götterdämmerung Horn Ensemble Performance
19 JAN 2018 (Fri)
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Foyer

Other Activities
A Guide through the Ring
More extensive and fun guide through Wagner’s mammoth opera cycle, including an interactive Facebook Live with Wagner experts, and podcast with Sue Elliott, all on our Facebook! Follow us on!

Podcast available here
HK Phil Composers Workshop – Beyond the Ring
With a view to nurturing local talent, a composition workshop for emerging composers has been organised alongside the performances and events of Götterdämmerung. Four to six selected composers will have the opportunity to have their new orchestral works presented at a public workshop with the HK Phil in March 2018. These new works, each of a three to four minutes duration, shall take the music of Wagner’s Ring Cycle as their starting point.
Application deadline: 15 DEC 2017

Public workshop: 13 MAR 2018

Please click here for more information.

Vocal Masterclass
Masterclass by main cast from Götterdämmerung
JAN 2018

Please click here for more information.

Goethe-Institut Hongkong Presents, in collaboration with UA CineHub
The Nibelungs – Kriemhild’s Revenge Film Screening
(Restored version, Hong Kong premiere)
Director: Fritz Lang
1924, silent movie, black and white
German Intertitles and English subtitles with original music by Gottfried Huppertz, 130 mins

Date: 14 JAN 2018
Time: 2:50 PM
Venue: UA Cine Times
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