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Scene from Das Rheingold, the first opera in Wagner's Ring cycle ©Cory Weaver/San Francisco Opera Mine, that is, for the San Francisco Opera 2018 Ring cast. Alberich: Gordon Hawkins or Eric Owens. Wrong; it's Falk Struckmann.Rheinmaidens: Your guess is as good as mine. Could be Adler Fellows, could be good local singers. Wrong: they're Stacy Tappan, Lauren McNeese, and Renée Tatum, same as in 2011.
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