wotan.jpgRefreshingly non-multi-cultural, resoundingly mythic and visually ravishing – the Seattle Opera’s “Ring” cycle invaded my consciousness last Sunday and didn’t let go until six days, four operas, and 17 hours of music fit for the gods had elapsed. Here’s baritone Greer Grimsley as Wotan. Yes, he was that choice — sexy, masculine, archetypally moody, AND he could sing!

(to be continued…)