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Francesca Zambello – WNO Ring Talk

September 11, 2015 - 1:30 am

Space is limited, admission is available by reservation only
The Washington National Opera is presenting for the first time 3 complete cycles of Der Ring des Nibelungen from April 30 to May 22, 2016. This will be ​ the same widely praised production by Francesca Zambello which many Society members saw in San Francisco in 2011. The Washington National Opera has engaged an exciting cast, many are San Francisco audience favorites. Washington National Opera Music Director Philippe Auguin will lead the WNO orchestra and a cast which includes: Alan Held, David Cangelosi, William Burden, Gordon Hawkins, Christopher Ventris, Elizabeth Bishop, Jamie Barton, Eric Halfvarson and in the role of Brünnhilde Catherine Foster (Cycle 1 and 2) and Nina Stemme (Cycle 3).
On September 10th, the Washington National Opera and the Wagner Society of Northern California will present a talk by WNO Artistic Director Francesca Zambello and you are invited to attend and hear about the first Ring Festival to be held in Washington D.C.  This talk will take place at 6:30 p.m. at Absinthe Restaurant 398 Hayes Street, San Francisco, CA
Space is limited, admission is available by reservation only.
If you would like to attend and hear more about the Washington National Opera Ring please RSVP by e-mail to: Colin Brush at CMBrush@Kennedy-Center.org. Please include your full name, phone number and e-mail address.
Cycle 1 April 30 – May 6
Cycle 2 May 10 – May 15
Cycle 3 May 17 – May 22
The Wagner Society of Northern California continues to offer group seating for Cycle #3 AND NOW Cycle #1 and Cycle #2 If you are interested in purchasing tickets, contact Joan Lam, the WSNC Group Ticket Coordinator atelbisivnime@gmail.com   Our tickets are allocated on priority basis, before sales to the general public for best available seating.


September 11, 2015
1:30 am

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