Paul Du Quenoy
July 2019

It's back! For the second time the Metropolitan Opera has revived Robert Lepage's much loathed production of Wagner's epic tetralogy, which is famously dominated by a vast mechanical contraption ("the  machine")  with  twenty-four moving planks. Alas, after nearly ten years in the Met's repertoire, this massive effort, which cost tens of millions of dollars to create and millions more to accommodate on the Met[...]

Stephen Wagley
December 2018

Great singing and convincing acting marked the revival of Keith Warner’s production of the Ring at the Royal Opera House in October. Warner’s conception was generally forceful and intelligent; the […]