SFOpera - Ring Festival

Ring Festival

Connect with fellow Ring cycle subscribers while exploring Wagner's masterpiece before and during each cycle. Check back soon for more events! 

Brünnhilde and Wotan in Die Walküre

During the Cycle

Attend these events at the Diane B. Wilsey Center for Opera during the week of your cycle.

Ring 101

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

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RING SymposiUM

Ready to take a deeper dive into the Ring? Join Wagnerian experts for this workshop the Thursday of each cycle.

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Sing Faster

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

Attend a Screening

RING FORUM

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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Lecture at the Opera

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 Speaker: Desiree Mays

Cycle 2 Speaker: Kayleen Asbo

Cycle 3 Speaker: Laura Prichard