2018 Ring Festival Forum #1 | San Francisco

2018 Ring Festival Forum #1

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The Wagner Society of Northern California and San Francisco Opera present a unique Forum with noted Wagner Experts
Featured Speakers:
Peter Bassett
Desirée Mays
Simon Williams

Wagner's Theatres
Peter Bassett dives into Wagner's production inspiration through photos and models of theaters made by Gottfried Semper for Wagner in the 1860s.

Das Ende: The Endings of the Ring
Desirée Mays discusses the six endings Wagner considered for Gotterdämmerung and compares them to the chosen endings for each Ring cycle.

The 'Deep State' of the Ring
Simon Williams explores the theme of tragedy, conflict between past and present and the imminence of death in the Ring.

A Panel Discussion follows the talks.
Gourmet Box Lunch is included in registration fee
Forum Prices: General Admission $65.00 Wagner Society Members $55.00 San Francisco Opera Bravo Club Members $25.00
LINK TO ORDER RING FORUM TICKETS: https://sfopera.com/ring/planyourring/ring-festival/ring-cycle-forum/

Photo courtesy of the San Francisco Opera - Cory Weaver, photographer


Saturday, June 16th 2018 10:00am


Wilsey Center for Opera
401 Van Ness Ave. 4th Floor
94102 San Francisco

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