Der Ring des Nibelungen by Richard Wagner

Wagner’s entire Ring Cycle is performed over a period of two weeks: Das Rheingold 17, 24 June; Die Walküre 18, 24 June; Seigfried; June 20, 27; Götterdämmerung 22, 29 June. This co-production with the Berlin Staatsoper. Conducted by Daniel Barenboim (his back injury permitting) and directed by Guy Cassiers. With Iréne Theorinper as Brünnhilde and Lance Ryan and Ian Storey in the role of Siegfried. Teatro alla Scala, Via Filodrammatici 2, tel. 0272003744, www.teatroallascala.org.