Ring Symposium

Ready to take a deeper dive into the Ring? Join Wagnerian experts and production artists for in-depth presentations and discussions.


Attend a Workshop

Cost: $40

Who It's For

Ring cycle ticket holders and Wagnerians

Where

Taube Atrium Theater
Wilsey Center for Opera
Veterans Building, 4th Floor
401 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102

A variety of different guests will be featured at each Ring Symposium. If attending multiple Ring Symposiums, there will be a different set of guests in attendance.

Guests for Thursday, June 14
Moderator: Fred Plotkin
Music and Production: Shawna Lucey (Assistant Director), Eric Weimer (Assistant Conductor), John Coleman (Stage Manager), Justin Partier (Lighting Director), Galen Till (Costume Supervisor), Lori Harrison (Master of Properties)
Mainstage Artists: Greer Grimsley (Wotan), Brandon Jovanovich (Siegmund/Froh) and Ronnita Miller (Erda)

Guests for Thursday, June 21
Moderator: William Berger
Production: Jenny Harber (Assistant Director), Darin Burnett (Stage Manager), Mark Hueske-Thomas (Assistant Lighting Designer), Lori Harrison (Master of Properties)
Mainstage Artists: Jamie Barton (Fricka/Waltraute/2nd Norn), David Cangelosi (Mime), Julie Adams (Freia/Gerhilde)

Guests for Thursday, June 28
Moderator: Kip Cranna
Music and Production: Shawna Lucey (Assistant Director), Eric Weimer (Assistant Conductor), John Coleman (Stage Manager), Justin Partier (Lighting Director), Galen Till (Costume Supervisor), Lori Harrison (Master of Properties)
Mainstage Artists: Ronnita Miller (Erda), Raymond Aceto (Fafner/Hunding), and Sarah Cambidge (Ortlinde/3rd Norn)

Please note: Production guests and mainstage artists subject to change.

There will be a one hour lunch break between the Ring Symposiums and Sing Faster screenings from 1–2pm. Check out these suggestions for places to eat in Hayes Valley from Eater.

A limited number of discounted tickets are available for students and individuals in need. Email 
education@sfopera.com or call (415) 551-6294 if you have any questions.