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  • everest: Ah, I stand corrected. I know that Voigt did sing the role someplace early on (I have heard a... 9:03 PM
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  • Resistopiu: Both Alexia Voulgaridou and Noah Stewart have withdrawn from the two Butterfly performances at... 8:38 PM
  • armerjacquino: Anti- I’m a bit baffled by your list. The FORZA Leonora is about as spinto as it gets.... 8:14 PM
  • manou: Placidated? 8:01 PM
  • Regina delle fate: No it was Millo who sang Elvira in Ernani in the UK. Welsh National Opera, her UK debut. I... 7:58 PM
  • warmke: I think you misread. I spoke not of American teachers, but the prevailing need yo sing in big... 7:57 PM
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  • Regina delle fate: Desecrated, perhaps? ;) 7:53 PM
  • Regina delle fate: She was excellent as the FP in Salzburg’s Rusalka. Haus für Mozart, mind. 7:44 PM

Put a Ring on

La Cieca (not pictured) was just leaked the information that the next planned revival of the Met’s Ring production (after next season) will be in the spring of 2017, i.e., about five years from now. That’s handy, because five years is the approximate lead time of casting big projects like these; the current crop of Wagnerians treading the Machine were selected circa 2007. A challenge for you, after the jump.

Based on your current knowledge of Wagner artists, cher public, your task is to come up with a cast and conductor for the 2017 Met Ring cycle. For any choices that might be deemed controversial or downright peculiar, La Cieca asks you to provide your rationale. YouTube clips are, as always, welcome.

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