CA: Wagner’s Ring des Nibelungen at the San Francisco Opera
San Francisco Opera presents Richard Wagner’s epic four-opera cycle, Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the Nibelung), May 29–July 3, 2011 at the War Memorial Opera House. The four operas in this new production by San Francisco Opera artistic adviser and internationally celebrated director Francesca Zambello—Das Rheingold, Die Walküre, Siegfried and Götterdämmerung—are presented for the first time as a complete cycle. One of the greatest works ever conceived for the operatic stage, Der Ring des Nibelungen is presented in three complete cycles (June 14–19, June 21–26, and June 28–July 3) in addition to stand-alone performances of Siegfried (May 29) and Götterdämmerung (June 5).In conjunction with the Ring cycles, a diverse array of cultural and educational institutions have partnered with San Francisco Opera to present lectures and symposia, exhibits, musical performances, film screenings and other events throughout the Bay Area for audiences who desire to connect with the Ring in new and compelling ways.
For more information visit: http://sfopera.com/About/Press-Room/Press-Releases/San-Francisco-Opera-Presents-Richard-Wagner-s–i-D.aspx
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