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A Ring for All Seasons

A First-of-Its-Kind Event

Saturday and Sunday, April 1-2 and 8-9, 2017
Check-in begins at 10:30am
Program begins at 11am
Optional boxed lunches available on April 2, 8, 9

James Bridges Theater, UCLA
1409 Melnitz Hall, Hilgard Avenue, LA, 90095
Parking available at UCLA Parking Structure 3 ($12 general, $6 for disabled)

Speaker: Professor Michael Hackett of UCLA's Department of Theater, Film and Television

The Opera League is thrilled to present this first-of-its-kind event. We will screen all four installments of Wagner's Ring Cycle, each one from a different production.

Below is the lineup (production noted parenthetically). Scroll down for the red button that takes you to the order page where you can order tickets for whichever screenings you prefer.

Das Rheingold
(P. Audi)
Die Walküre
(P. Chéreau)
(O. Schenk)
(R. Lepage)
April 1, 2017
April 2, 2017
April 8, 2017
April 9, 2017


Michael Hackett is a professor of directing and theater history in the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. He has directed for the Royal Opera, Covent Garden; the Royal Theatre at The Hague; the Centrum Sztuki Studio and Dramatyczny Theatre in Warsaw; Santa Fe Short Story Festival; Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl; the Los Angeles Opera (children’s series); Musica Angelica; the Geffen Playhouse; Antaeus Company; Getty Villa and Getty Center and fifteen radio productions for L.A. Theater Works.

He has lectured extensively for the Opera League and LA Opera and, in recognition of these activities, was given the Fifth Annual Peter Hemmings Award by the Opera League.

Click here to order tickets.

Author: Thomas Lady

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