The next Ring will roll in Australia

The next Ring will roll in Australia


norman lebrecht

November 20, 2020

With Paris on the brink of Covid cancellation, Melbourne has announced an all-Australian cast Ring starting in February.

You might have to catch a swim, a beer and a few sights before it reaches Götterdämmerung, which is not scheduled until 2023.

Longborough’s expert Anthony Negus conducts. Warwick Fyfe will sing Wotan, Sarah Sweeting is Fricka.

Have fun


  • Charles Clark-Maxwell says:

    So are these gals Rheinmaidens ?

  • MWnyc says:

    Note, everyone, that this is not an Opera Australia production; this is by a company called Melbourne Opera.

    Opera Australia is just finishing up a run of the Ring cycle in Brisbane this week.

  • Dame of Moonee Ponds says:

    Melbourne Opera.

  • pianoguy says:

    Ohhh, if the pic is accurate, this might be a Ring one could actually enjoy with decent looking Rhinemaidens. Hot!

  • BP says:

    Paris is still on for recording next week, barring any new positive tests.

  • Rienzi says:

    Finnish National Opera Ring set to continue in February with Die Walküre.

  • John Borstlap says:

    The picture shows five of the three Rhine Maidens just after studying their role and trying-out their costumes. Wagner would have loved it.