Posted January 29, 2014

The Lyric Opera of Chicago announced plans to present a new production of the Der Ring des Nibelungen, beginning in October 2016 with Das Rheingold.

The new production will be conducted by Andrew Davis and the production will be designed by David Pountney. American Wagnerians Christine Goerke and Eric Owens will star as the father-daughter duo Brünnhilde and Wotan.

Complete Ring cycles are scheduled for April 2020.