The odds of a musician being asked to take part in a cycle are decisively low, mainly because of the cost of putting the show on. Then you have to be in one of the few bands that are doing it. I'm not a member of the National Opera, so I feel incredibly lucky to be asked to join in this massive undertaking. There's a lot of horn playing involved, as well...a lot.
We're doing the cycle three times. The first Das Rheingold will be on April 30th, and the last Götterdämmerung will be on May 22nd.