Nuremberg Opera to Bring Ring to China

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The Nuremberg Opera of Germany will perform Wagner's Ring cycle in Beijing this fall, Deutche Presse-Agentur reports.

The performances, which will mark the Chinese debut of the operatic epic, will be part of the Beijing Music Festival.

The company will present its existing production of the Ring, directed by Stephen Lawless, October 23-November 1 at the Poly Theater. Music director Philippe Augin will conduct.

Also scheduled to appear at the festival, which focuses on Germany this year, are the Berlin Philharmonic, led by Simon Rattle, and the Southwest German Radio Symphony, led by Roger Norrington.

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