Götterdämmerung Long Jacket

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Description

Götterdämmerung Long Jacket

Featuring a bold, gold and gray abstract pattern this chic, black jacket is designed with a straight, tailored fit.

It has 21” long sleeves and a 3 ½” high stand-up collar that can also lay down with a 2 ½” wide lapel.

Made of 53% nylon and 47% polyester, it measures 22 ¼” long from the shoulder to the bottom of the hem and 30 ¼” long from the neckline to the bottom of the hem.

Meant to be worn open, its unique construction and generous size lend comfort to both formal and less fancy evening attire. Lined in black.

Reflective of the dramatic woven ropes design seen in the costumes worn by the three Norns, daughters of Erda in the Met’s much-loved production of Richard Wagner’s Götterdämmerung.

  • Black, gold & gray
  • 53% nylon/47% polyester
  • Stand-up collar: 3 ½” H
  • Lapel: 2 ½” W
  • Sleeves: 21” L
  • Shoulder to  bottom of hem 22 ¼” L
  • Neckline to  bottom of hem 30 ¼” L
  • Tailored
  • Lined in black
  • Dry-clean only
  • XS to XL
  • USA

 

History

Götterdämmerung

Götterdämmerung composed between 1869-1874, is Richard Wagner’s grand finale of the Ring Cycle. The four operas in the series include Das Rheingold (The Rhinegold), Die Walküre (The Valkyrie), Siegfried and Götterdämmerung (Twilight of the Gods).

A culmination of the dramatic and musical ideas set forth in the previous three works of the Ring is also a complete and monumental theatrical journey of its own with the saga’s complex ideas finding their full expression.

This epic drama ends in acts of betrayal, murder, vengeance and finally, the destruction of the world told in a complex plot.

Götterdämmerung presents a unique challenge for the lead tenor and soprano, performing a cathartic 15-minute narrative by Brünnhilde that is among the longest and most powerful unbroken vocal solos in the operatic repertory.

The Met’s production of Götterdämmerung in its 2018–19 season featured minimal otherworldly landscapes with digital imagery to achieve a modern interpretation of the composer’s masterpiece.

It received its premiere at the Bayreuth Festspielhaus on August 17,1876 as part of the first complete performance of the Ring Cycle.

The Met’s landmark production, directed by Robert Lepage, premiered over the course of the 2010–11 and 2011–12 seasons. The DVD release of its Live in HD presentation won the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Opera Recording.

 

 

 

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