Wagner http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Union Avenue Opera Continues Its 'Ring' Cycle With 'Die Walkure' http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/union-avenue-opera-continues-its-ring-cycle-die-walkure <p>When one thinks of Wagner’s <em>Ring </em>cycle, what comes to mind is a huge cast, orchestra and set which can only be performed in the world’s largest opera houses.&nbsp; But <a href="http://unionavenueopera.org/">Union Avenue Opera</a> has brought the <em>Ring</em> to St. Louis thanks to the reduction and adaptation by composer Jonathan Dove and stage director Graham Vick. The company will mount the second opera, <em>Die Walkure</em>, on August 16, 17, 23 and 24.</p> Sat, 10 Aug 2013 04:01:36 +0000 Mary Edwards & Camille Phillips 28928 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Union Avenue Opera Continues Its 'Ring' Cycle With 'Die Walkure'