Wagner, Der Ring des Nibelungen (San Francisco Opera, 2018)
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Wagner, Der Ring des Nibelungen (San Francisco Opera, 2018)

S.F. Opera’s Ring Still Resonates

Tappan, Lauren McNeese, and Renée Tatum were superb Rhinemaidens, beautifully blended, yet each has such a distinctive sound that you could easily follow their individual lines.
Lisa Hirsch, San Francisco Classical Voice

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Das Rheingold (San Francisco Opera)

Vocally, this Rheingold has been cast without a weak link. In order of appearance, the three Rhinemaidens – Stacey Tappan (Woglinde), Lauren McNeese (Wellgunde) and Renée Tatum (Flosshilde) – blend well and carry cleanly over the orchestral waves. Tatum, in particular is blessed with a lovely, warm mezzo.
Clive Paget, Limelight

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