Yesterday Seattle Opera officially announced Summer schedules for 2013 and 2014. Asher Fisch will conduct the Ring. The cast includes Alwyn Mellor (Brünnhilde), Stefan Vinke (Siegfried), Greer Grimsley (Wotan), Stephanie Blythe (Fricka), Margaret Jane Wray (Sieglinde), Stuart Skelton (Siegmund), Dennis Petersen (Mime), and Richard Paul Fink (Alberich).
Asher Fisch will also conduct Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, which will be Speight Jenkins' production as General Director. He will retire on September 1, 2014.