Photographs of the new Bayreuth 2013 "Ring des Nibelungen" - DIE WALKÜRE
Director: Frank Castorf, Scenic Design: Aleksandar Denić, Costumes: Adriana Braga Peretzki

Siegmund and Sieglinde face the stern Hunding, a domestic drama taking place in Baku, Azerbaijan
Hunding's dwelling is an oil rig on the Caucasus region at the turn-the-century
Siegmund has found his father's sword, and Spring has arrived
Wotan and his daughter Brünnhilde, the Valkyrie
Wotan and his wife Fricka discuss the fate of the incestuous siblings Siegmund and Sieglinde
Wotan turns his daughter into a mortal, and puts her to sleep surrounded by a Magic Fire