This week (starting Tuesday) CBC is webcasting LIVE performances of Canada’s first RING cycle presented by the Canadian Opera Company in their first season at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. CBC Radio celebrates the occasion from Canada’s first opera house – live – with all four operas as well as features and contests on Wagner and the Ring cycle.
The CBC website is here. Click on the RING to go to the COC’s Website.
The webcast opera schedule is below but there are many other programs scheduled during the week about Wagner and the operas.
- Tuesday, September 12 -630 pm EDT Das Rheingold
- Wednesday, September 13 – 630 pm EDT Die Walkuere
- Friday, September 15 – 1 pm EDT Siegfried
- Sunday, September 17 – 1 pm EDT Gotterdammerung
Each link contains the opera’s cast, a synopsis and a link to a libretto. One program of special note:
Thursday In Performance 8:00 p.m.
A Valhalla Summit with three great Canadian Heldentenors: Paul Frey, Ben Heppner and Alan Woodrow