Ring Festival

Connect with fellow Ring cycle subscribers while exploring Wagner's masterpiece before and during each cycle.

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During Your Cycle

Events Held During Every Cycle

Pre-Opera Talks

Before every performance, enjoy an overview of the opera led by a music expert. Talks begin 55 minutes before curtain.

Cycle 1: Desiree Mays

Cycle 2: Alexandra Amati

Cycle 3: Laura Prichard

Ring 101

Tuesday, June 12, 19 & 26
11 am –3 pm

New to the Ring? Begin your journey into Wagner's epic world with this workshop the Tuesday of each cycle.

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Thursday, June 14, 21 & 28
11 am –1 pm

Ready to take a deeper dive into the Ring? Join mainstage artists and production guests for panels each Thursday of the cycles.

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Thursday, June 14, 21 & 28
2–3:30 pm

Join Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Jon Else for screenings of Sing Faster: The Stagehands' Ring Cycle the Thursday of each cycle.

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Thursday, June 14, 21 & 28
8–9:30 pm

Members of the acclaimed San Francisco Opera Chorus will perform choral music from the operas of Richard Wagner. 

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Saturdays, June 16, 23, 30,

Did you know Wagner considered six different endings for Götterdämmerung? Learn this and more at these three exciting forum led by Wagner experts.

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Before Your Cycle

Educational events beginning in April focusing on the Ring cycle.

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Ring Community Day

Ring Community Day

Saturday, June 9, 2018

Wilsey Center for Opera
Veterans Building, Fourth Floor

San Francisco Opera welcomes Ring newbies of all ages for a day of community workshops and discovery.

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