Der Ring at the Mariinsky

Valery Gergiev (Photo: The Mariinsky)
Ring Masters
The Mariinsky returns to Moscow with a program that includes a complete staging of Wagner’s “Ring” cycle.
By Raymond Stults [Moscow Times, 20 May 05]
Hot on the heels of their marathon appearance at the Moscow Easter Festival, the artistic forces of St. Petersburg’s Mariinsky Theater are preparing for a return visit to Moscow. Starting Monday, they take to the main stage of the Bolshoi Theater with three evenings of ballet and a complete performance of Richard Wagner’s four-part operatic cycle “The Ring of the Nibelung.”
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