Royal Opera House brandmark

The Ring: An Illustrated History of Wagner's Ring at the Royal Opera House (Hardback)

The Ring: An Illustrated History of Wagner's Ring at the Royal Opera House (Hardback)

This pictorial record of the Ring by John Snelson is drawn from the Royal Opera House Collections and includes many images never published before.
£35.00

- In stock


Description

A celebratory history of one of the greatest of operatic events at one of the greatest of world opera houses. This handsome full-colour edition charts the story of Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen at the Royal Opera House from the first staging in 1892, conducted by Gustav Mahler, through to the increasingly controversial productions of the late 20th century.

 

The pictorial record, drawn from the Royal Opera House Collections, includes many images never published before. Appendices list all the performances and their castings from 1892 until 1997.


Author: John Snelson

Published: 2006

Binding: Hardback

Page extent: 240

Categories:

ROH Exclusives
Books > Opera

Write a review

  • Your email will not be published
  • *Rating

Share

Email to a friend

Related products

The Power of The Ring: Der Ring des Nibelungen at the Royal Opera House (Paperback)

The Power of The Ring: Der Ring des Nibelungen at the Royal Opera House (Paperback)

£29.99
This book provides unprecedented access to The Royal Opera's first Ring of the 21st century, with stunning photographs from the processes of its creation to the final staging.
Steven McRae - Dancer in the Fast Lane (Paperback)

Steven McRae - Dancer in the Fast Lane (Paperback)

£16.99
New photographic book by Andrej Uspenski showing a close up of Royal Ballet dancer Steven McRae.
Hughes: The Dreamfighter and Other Creation Tales (Hardback)

Hughes: The Dreamfighter and Other Creation Tales (Hardback)

£14.99
A number of tales from this collection have been transformed into a captivating new Royal Opera commission, which will be in the Linbury Studio Theatre this December.