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Richard Wagner's

The Ring

at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

April 30-May 22, 2016

Directed by WNO Artistic Director Francesca Zambello
Conducted by WNO Music Director Philippe Auguin


Catherine Foster Catherine Foster as Brünnhilde
(Cycles I and II)
Nina Stemme Nina Stemme as Brünnhilde
(Cycle III)
Daniel Brenna Daniel Brenna as Siegfried
Alan Held Alan Held as Wotan
Cycle I Cycle II Cycle III
The Rhinegold April 30 eve May 10 eve May 17 eve
The Valkyrie May 2 eve May 11 eve May 18 eve
Siegfried May 4 eve May 13 eve May 20 eve
Twilight of the Gods May 6 eve May 15 mat May 22 mat

Wagner's Ring comes to the Kennedy Center in Spring 2016.

Get involved now!

The opportunity is available now to become a leading sponsor of Wagner's Ring at the Kennedy Center. Lead sponsorships at the $25,000 level and above include complimentary tickets to WNO's Ring, along with customized benefits such as invitations to the opening and closing celebrations, ticket concierge services, exclusive access to the artistic process, VIP intermission receptions, and prominent recognition in program materials.

Beginning in September 2014 through February 2015, tickets will be available for purchase to Ring contributors beginning at the $2,500 level. This will be the earliest opportunity to secure prime seats to the Ring. Contribution packages also include intermission receptions, an invitation to the closing night cast party, complimentary dress rehearsal passes, and exclusive Wagner lectures and discussions.

Detailed contribution packages and benefits will be announced in September 2014.

For more information on leadership giving or contribution packages, please contact Ari Lipsky at (202) 416-8318 or

Subscription packages will be available Spring 2015