Ring Ancillary Events

Through July 2018

Connect with fellow Ring cycle subscribers while exploring Wagner's masterpiece before and during each cycle. Keep checking back for additional events!


Now–July 2018


Throughout the Bay Area


Varies by location. Please see below.

Between Cycles

Rhine Cruise on the SF Bay

Monday, June 25, 2018 at 11:45AM

Attendees will enjoy a luncheon cruise on the beautiful California Hornblower around the San Francisco Bay and to the Golden Gate Bridge.

Champagne welcome at boarding time and and a wonderful 3 course luncheon with wine as we cruise past ATT Park, Treasure Island, Alcatraz, Angel Island, Golden Gate Bridge and cruising along the San Francisco shoreline.

Cost $125, reserve early!

The Ring

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

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
11am –1pm

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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The Ring


Thursday, June 14, 21 & 28

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

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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The Merry Nibelungs

Thursday, June 14, 21, 28 at 8pm
Saturday, June 16, 23, 30 at 2pm

The English language adaptation of Oscar Straus’ satirical operetta DIE LUSTIGEN NIBELUNGEN (1904) will be augmented with special appearances by Cosima Wagner and others. Join us in Wahnhalla!

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