Der Ring des Nibelungen Brisbane, 1-21 December
A major production in the Lyric Theatre of the Queensland Performing Arts Complex, Brisbane. Conducted by Philippe Auguin and directed by Chen Shi-Zheng, with an outstanding cast. For full details, casts lists and ticket information, see the Wagner in Brisbane page of this website. Pre-performance talks and symposia will be held at the Queensland Museum Theatre, close to the Lyric Theatre, and details of these talks and symposia are also on the Wagner in Brisbane page. The Wagner Society in Queensland is a major donor to this important production, which is drawing an audience from around the world.
Sydney Symphony Orchestra
Das Rheingold, Sydney Opera House, 16 and 18 November
The Sydney Symphony Orchestra conducted by Simone Young will perform Das Rheingold, the first in a multi-year project to perform the Ring in concert. With an outstanding international cast. For details and to purchase tickets, see: www.sydneysymphony.com/concerts/simone-young-conducts-das-rheingold.