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Richard Wagner

Richard Wagner in Paris, 1861 © Wikimedia Commons
Richard Wagner in Paris, 1861
© Wikimedia Commons
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Year of birth1813
Year of death1883
NationalityGermany
PeriodRomantic
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NottinghamThe Hallé with Sir Mark Elder and Stephen Hough, piano

© Sim Canetty-Clarke
Berlioz, Saint-Saëns, Wagner
The Hallé; Sir Mark Elder; Stephen Hough

MadridDas Rheingold

Greer Grimsley (Wotan) and Sophie Bevan (Freia) © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Wagner: Das Rheingold
Pablo Heras-Casado; Robert Carsen; Teatro Real; Patrick Kinmonth; Greer Grimsley; Raimund Holte

VallettaThe Romantic Symphony

Wagner, Bruckner
Malta Philharmonic Orchestra; Lawrence Renes; Emma Bell
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A pale Rheingold begins Teatro Real's revival of Carsen’s Ring

Greer Grimsley (Wotan) and Sophie Bevan (Freia) © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Carsen's scaled-down Ring makes a timely comeback with a melancholy message of decay.
***11
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Tristan und Isolde arrives in Linz from Bayreuth

Heiko Börner (Tristan) and Annemarie Kremer (Isolde) © Reinhard Winkler
25 years after its creation in Bayreuth, Director Heiner Müller's legendary production of Tristan und Isolde was recreated and presented in Linz with committed performers with great success.
****1
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Sumptuous Schumann and bracing Brahms from the Nash Ensemble

Christine Rice © Patricia Taylor
Awkard programming but fine musicianship from the Nash Ensemble and Christine Rice as part of its 'German Romantics' series.
***11
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