Concerto Köln plans to present one Ring opera a year from 2022, played on early-19th century instruments.
The Cologne University of Music, the Research Institute for Music Theater at the University of Bayreuth and the Institute for Speech Science at the Martin Luther University in Halle-Wittenberg are all being consulted. The state of North Rhine-Westphalia will pay.
Kent Nagano will conduct.
Tuning will be A=435.
Voices could be small.