The Ring Cycle 2016 – Image Gallery

Opera Australia’s brilliant production of Wagner’s Ring Cycle opens in Melbourne this week. SoundsLikeSydney has been in Melbourne watching the final week of rehearsals. It is a must see! To whet your appetite, here are some images from this epic cycle of four operas which tells the tale of three generations of gods and goddesses, fabulous creatures and monsters. Don’t be daunted by its length – the time flies and there are plenty of breaks for food, drink and fresh air.

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Read our interview with Jacqueline Dark on Becoming Fricka and with Associate Director Roger Press.

James Johnson as Wotan and the Rainbow Girls in Opera Australia's 2016 production of Das Rheingold. Photo credit Jeff Busby.

James Johnson as Wotan and the Rainbow Girls in Opera Australia’s 2016 production of Das Rheingold.
Photo credit Jeff Busby.

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Jud Arthur as Fafner, Daniel Sumegi as Fasolt, Michael Honeyman as Donner, Hyeseoung Kwon as Freia and Andreas Conrad as Loge in Opera Australia’s 2016 production of Das Rheingold. Photo credit Jeff Busby.

Lise Lindstrom as Brünnhilde and James Johnson in Opera Australia's 2016 production of Die Walküre.

Lise Lindstrom as Brünnhilde and James Johnson in Opera Australia’s 2016 production of Die Walküre.

Jacqueline Dark as Fricka and James Johnson as Wotan in Opera Australia's 2016 production of Die Walküre. Photo credit Jeff Busby.

Jacqueline Dark as Fricka and James Johnson as Wotan in Opera Australia’s 2016 production of Die Walküre.
Photo credit Jeff Busby.

Jud Arthur as Fafner in Opera Australia’s 2016 production of Siegfried. Photo credit Jeff Busby.

Jud Arthur as Fafner in Opera Australia’s 2016 production of Siegfried.
Photo credit Jeff Busby.

Stefan Vinke as Siegfried and Graeme Macfarlane as Mime in Opera Australia’s 2016 production of Siegfried. Photo credit Jeff Busby.

Stefan Vinke as Siegfried and Graeme Macfarlane as Mime in Opera Australia’s 2016 production of Siegfried.
Photo credit Jeff Busby.

 
Posted on November 20, 2016 @ 23.53
 

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