He has seen the "Ring" cycle performed more than 70 times.
The narrative can sometimes seem like a 15-minute dead spot in the "Ring" cycle.
He will conduct the next complete "Ring" cycle, in 2001.
Casting for the three "Ring" cycles will be announced later.
What politicians don't know about culture of all sorts could fill a "Ring" cycle.
The first performance that was part of the whole Ring cycle took place on 14 August 1876.
By now Wagner was working hard at the Ring cycle again.
This is his first public announcement of the form of what would become the Ring cycle.
The two current "Ring" cycles continue with this first opera in the tetralogy.
Never volunteer to the man next to you that you have been to eight "Ring" cycles.