The most familiar music from Wagner’s RING!
The first full performance of Seattle Opera’s beloved “Green” Ring.
A cast substitution with unexpected results.
Our first RING in McCaw Hall–and Greer Grimsley’s first Wotan.
Hear the voice of Noel Tyl, one of our first Wotans.
The “Green” Ring looked better than ever this summer.
Leonie Rysanek’s unforgettable Seattle appearance!
The first complete presentation of the imaginative Rochaix/Israel Ring 2.
The moment when the difference between Speight Jenkins and Glynn Ross became apparent!
The last summer for Ring 1!
The final cycle produced by Glynn Ross.
A game of musical chairs ensued when several Ring singers switched parts.
A new Siegfried added to the excitement of Seattle Opera’s most ambitious summer program yet.
By 1980, Seattle’s Ring was a well-known west coast cultural phenomenon.
Explore the 2000/01 Das Rheingold, Die Walküre Program!
Edward Sooter made a great addition to our Ring cast at its fifth consecutive summer.
Johanna Meier and Alberto Remedios joined our cast this summer.
Simon Estes was a strong Hagen, and Ute Vinzing joined our Ring for the first time as Brünnhilde.
Explore the 1985/86 Die Walküre Program!
A new Brünnhilde headlined our second complete cycle.
The first Ring performed complete within a week in the U.S. in a generation.
Glynn Ross begins introducing his favorite opera tetralogy to Seattle.
The great Viennese soprano’s only Seattle appearance!
“Ride of the Valkyries” — sung in English!
Listen to the voice of Seattle’s reigning king of the gods.
The final outing of Ring 2 was a great success, artistically—and financially!
RING 2 achieved widespread acceptance this summer, and the number of performances increased to three.
This preview of our third RING production featured the first two operas in the cycle, presented in full one year later.
Explore the 1972/73 Die Walküre Program!