Das Rheingold


Das Rheingold

Lyric Theatre, Queensland Performing Arts CentreNovember 10 – 28, 2020

Each Ring Cycle is sold as a 4-opera cycle only. Concessions are not available. Buy a package.

Premium $2200
A Reserve $1800
B Reserve $1000
C Reserve $380

Tue 10.11.20
7:00 PM
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Thu 19.11.20
7:00 PM
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Sat 28.11.20
7:00 PM
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The Ring Cycle opens with this magnificent prelude.

In the space of a single, majestic, two-and-a-half hour musical span, Wagner immerses you in a mysterious, primordial world of scheming gods, misshapen dwarfs, alluring maidens and fearsome monsters.

The struggle for power and wealth in Das Rheingold irrevocably alters the order of the universe and determines the course of the entire saga.

Spurned by the three beautiful Rhinemaidens, the Nibelung dwarf Alberich steals their gold and forges it into a ring that gives unlimited power to its wearer.

When Wotan, the lord of the gods, steals the ring, Alberich curses it and all who wear it.


Other operas in the Ring cycle


Conductor Philippe Auguin
director & production designer

Shi-Zheng Chen

assistant production designer Fufan Zhang
digital content designer Leigh Sachwitz
costume designer Anita Yavich
Lighting Designer John Rayment
assistant directors

Constantine Costi

  Tama Matheson
wotan Vitalij Kowaljow
alberich Warwick Fyfe
mime Andreas Conrad
Fasolt Daniel Sumegi
loge John Longmuir
Fricka Jacqueline Dark
fafner Donald Thomson
donner Michael Honeyman
Froh Dean Bassett
freia Mariana Hong
erda Liane Keegan
Woglinde Eva Kong
Wellgunde Jane Ede
flosshilde Dominica Matthews

Opera Australia Chorus & Opera Queensland Chorus

Queensland Symphony Ring Cycle Orchestra

Running time: approximately 2 hours & 30 minutes, with no interval

Sung in German with English and Simplified Chinese surtitles.

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