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Seattle Opera Announce Ring Cycle revival for 2013

Written By The Wagnerian on Monday 13 June 2011 | 8:01:00 pm

Seattle Opera announced this morning that they are to revive Stephen Wadsworth/Thomas Lynch production of Der Ring des Nibelungen for Wagners bicentennial year. Plus a new production of Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg in 2014

More details once I get home. But cast confirmed so far:

Alwyn Mellor, as Brünnhilde, and Stefan Vinke, as Siegfried, will make their Seattle Opera débuts. Greer Grimsley as Wotan, with Stephanie Blythe in the role of Fricka. Also, Margaret Jane Wray, Stuart Skelton, Dennis Peterson and Richard Paul Fink .

Stephen Wadsworth directs, and Asher Fisch conducts.

They will present three complete cycles: Aug. 4-9, Aug. 12-17 and Aug. 20-25, 2013.

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