Janos Gereben is reporting (or is he making it up?)
>The new year brings the first-ever "American Ring" for the San
>Francisco Opera and Washington National Opera. The two companies
>are co-producers of a Star-Spangled Wagner cycle, opening with
>Das Rhinegold in D.C. this spring, the four operas coming to the
>West Coast in 2008.
The word on the street is they are replacing Wagner by a Wagner based