Monthly Archives: February 2012

How Does the Ring End?

Has anyone seen the Ring end this way? VASSALS AND WOMEN TOGETHER:  Wotan! Wotan! Ruling god! Wotan, bless the pyre! Burn hero and bride, Burn the faithful steed: So that free of wounds and pure, All-father’s free companions, Valhalla can greet them United in eternal bliss!

The Met’s Ring Cycle: The Last Shoe Drops

The final installment in new Met Ring Cycle was musically impressive but oddly not very gripping.  There was much to admire but little to melt from.

Announcing the Publication of “Benjamin’s Ring”

A subscriber announces the February publication of “Benjamin’s RingThe Story of Richard Wagner’s ‘The Ring of the Nibelung’ for Young Readers”, © 2012, written by Roz Goldfarb and with drawings by Geoffrey Moss. Please view the website for a preview of the content and drawings – This unique book is the first to speak to […]