Reviews of the Melbourne 2016 Ring

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The Ring Cycle Melbourne – reviewed

Time Out’s full coverage of Opera Australia’s 2016 production of Wagner’s Ring Cycle in Melbourne: https://www.timeout.com/melbourne/theatre/the-ring-cycle-melbourne-reviewed


The Ring Cycle review – thrilling spectacle matched by talent, over 16 hours of unforgettable opera

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2016/nov/29/the-ring-cycle-review-thrilling-spectacle-matched-by-talent-over-16-hours-of-unforgettable-opera


Das Rheingold

http://www.classicmelbourne.com.au/ring-review-das-rheingold/… Continue reading

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Ring Report September 2016

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Behind the scenes in the Ring

Congratulations to various RWS members who are involved in the Ring as volunteer extras or in other roles and best wishes to them all as rehearsals are about to begin.

Anvils in the Ring

While attending the Ring in Erl this year I was impressed with the solution to the anvils as these play a significant part in setting the mood in scene two to depict the toiling Nibelung.… Continue reading

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Ring Report August 2016

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Members may have already heard that the Melbourne Ring is to have a new Wotan/Wanderer, James Johnson. You can read about him at the following links:

https://opera.org.au/aboutus/our_artists/principal_artists/james-johnson

http://www.machreich-artists.com/kuenstlerinnen_biografie.php?id=50

This link to Opera Australia has the full cast: https://opera.org.au/melbourne/ring-cycle

We have been advised by OA that tickets for the Ring will be sent out in September.… Continue reading

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Ring Report May 2016

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News about Heath Lees

Anyone who saw the broadcast of “Wagner’s Ring: A Tale Told in Music “recently on SBS will appreciate what a knowledgeable and entertaining presenter The Richard Wagner Society  has to introduce the Ring operas in Melbourne this year.… Continue reading

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Exploring Ring paths less travelled

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Heath Lees was in his usual top form when The RWS Committee enjoyed an informal morning tea with him recently. Being the brilliant raconteur we know he kept us hugely entertained and we touched on the exploring theme that will be the focus of his Pre-opera Presentations at the Melbourne Recital Centre for the Ring next year.… Continue reading

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Ring Report 24 September 2015

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The RWS support for artists in the 2016 Melbourne Ring

The Richard Wagner Society is proud to be supporting artists Liane Keegan (https://www.facebook.com/liane.keegan/) in the role of Erda and Bradley Daley (https://www.facebook.com/bradleyjdaley/) in the role of Siegmund in the Opera Australia production of the 2016 Melbourne Ring. … Continue reading

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