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Richard Wagner

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Richard Wagner in Paris, 1861
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Year of birth1813
Year of death1883
NationalityGermany
PeriodRomantic
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PragueDer fliegende HolländerNew production

Wagner: Der fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman)
Richard Hein; Ole Anders Tandberg; Prague National Theatre Opera; Maria Geber; Prague State Opera Orchestra

ZurichDie WalküreNew production

Wagner: Die Walküre
Gianandrea Noseda; Andreas Homoki; Zurich Opera; Christian Schmidt; Franck Evin; Philharmonia Zürich

KawasakiLSO on tour

Wagner, Strauss R., Elgar
London Symphony Orchestra; Sir Simon Rattle; Juliana Koch
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Big-boned Elgar 2 opens the BBC Philharmonic's season

Mark Wigglesworth conducts vivid Elgar with the BBC Philharmonic in Manchester's Bridgewater Hall.
****1
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Homoki's Ring Cycle continues with Die Walküre at Opernhaus Zürich

A stellar production of Die Walküre premieres in Zurich, not far from the location where Richard Wagner composed it. 
****1
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Operatic Wagner and symphonic Shostakovich in the Elbphilharmonie

Conducting the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester, the Latvian Andris Poga reveals a surer hand in Shostakovich's final symphonic statement than in the partnering of Nina Stemme in Wagner, where her big voice often missed the essential intimacy.
***11
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