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The Ring Cycle


The Ring Cycle

Lyric Theatre, Queensland Performing Arts Centre

Greed, love, murder, jealousy, gods, giants, Valkyries and even a dragon in a four-opera, 15-hour epic.

10 November–5 December

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This is a story of love so strong it defies enemy lines. This is a story of a kingdom in triumph and a nation in chains. This is a story of betrayal.



Lyric Theatre, Queensland Performing Arts Centre

Verdi’s monumental music makes this historic epic an enduring favourite. Davide Livermore’s radiant production is a thrilling theatrical experience.

17 November–4 December

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