Melbourne Opera

Melbourne Opera prides itself on its commitment to producing high quality, accessible performances for the benefit of audiences and performers. With an ensemble of dedicated performers and administrators, we aim to provide opera of the highest standard to audiences of all ages and backgrounds.

Ring Cycle Festival

A full program of festival events across all three Ring Cycles, including recitals, talks, gala dinners on stage at the Ulumbarra Theatre, and even an intimate concert 60 metres underground in a mine, is now available.

Wagner enthusiasts will have the opportunity to full immerse themselves in the mythical world of Norse and Germanic folklore across the Bendigo Ring Cycle Season with a festival of special events.

You can download the full festival program here.

Opens 24th March exclusive to Bendigo

Just announced! Renowned German tenor Siegfried Jerusalem will be a special guest at Melbourne Opera’s ground-breaking regional production of Wagner’s Der Ring Des Nibelungen (The Ring Cycle).

24 March 2023 – Das Rheingold 
26 March 2023 – Die Walküre 
31 March 2023 – Siegfried 
2 April 2023 – Götterdämmerung 

7 April 2023 – Das Rheingold
9 April 2023 – Die Walküre
14 April 2023 – Siegfried
16 April 2023 – Götterdämmerung

21 April 2023 – Das Rheingold
23 April 2023 – Die Walküre
28 April 2023 – Siegfried
30 April 2023 – Götterdämmerung

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Now On Sale

2023 Bendigo Ring Cycle on sale now!

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