LA's Ring Festival
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It'll be all things "Ring" as LA's first-ever Ring Festival gets underway. Wagner is still controversial but his Ring Cycle marks Los Angeles Opera's coming of age. Join KCRW theatre critic James Taylor with LA Opera's James Conlon, Los Angeles Times Music Critic Mark Swed and Ken Reinhard, former director of UCLA's Center for Jewish Studies, about the man, the music and more.
Banner image: Anja Kampe (Sieglinde), Placido Domingo (Siegmund) in Die Walkure. Photo: Monika Rittershaus
- James Conlon: Music Director, Los Angeles Opera
- Mark Swed: Classical Music Critic, Los Angeles Times
- Ken Reinhard: former Director, UCLA's Center for Jewish Studies