Ring Cycle

Behind The Scenes
12:49 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Seattle Opera Creates Backstage Magic For "Ring Cycle"

Seattle Opera technical director Robert Schaub is the backstage mastermind behind staging the epic "Ring Cycle."
Credit KUOW Photo/Marcie Sillman

If a Hollywood filmmaker decided to make a movie version of composer Richard Wagner's epic "Ring Cycle," he would probably have the latest computer wizardry at his fingertips. But the "Ring" is performed live onstage, featuring more than 15 hours of music spread out over four nights of opera.

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