The Ring Cycle
Opera Australia's largest and most ambitious production returns to Melbourne in 2016. Wagner's Ring Cycle, directed by Neil Armfield and conducted by Pietari Inkinen, will be performed three times at Arts Centre Melbourne between 21 November and 16 December 2016.
"The verdict was pretty much unanimous: this was one of the best Rings anywhere in a long time."
Classical Voice America
A Reserve $1,900
B Reserve $1,400
C Reserve $1,100
Prices include all four operas. The Melbourne Ring Cycle is a special event and is not part of Opera Australia's regular season. Each Ring Cycle is sold as a 4-opera series and tickets are available for the complete cycle only: Choose from Cycle 1, Cycle 2, or Cycle 3. Concessions are not available.
Monday 21 November 2016, 7pm
Wednesday 23 November 2016, 5pm
Friday 25 November 2016, 5pm
Monday 28 November 2016, 4pm
Wednesday 30 November 2016, 7pm
Friday 2 December 2016, 5pm
Monday 5 December 2016, 5pm
Wednesday 7 December 2016, 4pm
Friday 9 December 2016, 7pm
Monday 12 December 2016, 5pm
Wednesday 14 December 2016, 5pm
Friday 16 December 2016, 4pm
Choose from a wide selection of five, four or three-star hotels, suite-hotels and self-contained apartments in the Melbourne CBD and Southbank area. 8 nights from AUD$1,299 per person, twin-share, including daily breakfast (where available), special welcome reception, pre-performance talks, A Day with the Ring symposium and a priority booking service for sightseeing tours.
For further information visit renaissancetours.com.au or telephone toll-free 1300 727 095 (within Australia) or 0800 403 621 (from New Zealand).
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A Day with the Ring
A Day with the Ring is an all-day symposium during each of the three Ring Cycles. Conceived and chaired by Peter Bassett and involving experts in various fields, these symposia will examine The Ring and its staging from many perspectives. Book at renaissancetours.com.au.
Melbourne Ring Orchestra
The Ring Cycle requires huge orchestral forces. The Melbourne Ring Orchestra will unite 135 musicians. Opera Australia's Melbourne performance partner, Orchestra Victoria, will be joined by outstanding musicians from national and international orchestras, including the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra.
Melbourne Ring Cycle Principal Supporters
Maureen Wheeler AO and Tony Wheeler AO
Melbourne Ring Cycle Major Supporters
Hans and Petra Henkell
Opera Australia Government Partners
Opera Australia Principal Partner