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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
November 2018
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LondonFulham Symphony Orchestra

Mahler, Wagner
Fulham Symphony Orchestra; Marc Dooley

YokohamaKanagawa Philharmonic Orchestra Minatomirai Series No.344

Kanagawa Philharmonic Orchestra Minatomirai Series No.344
Elgar, Wagner
Kanagawa Philharmonic Orchestra; Rory MacDonald


© Annemie Augustijns
Wagner: Tannhäuser
Felix Bender; Calixto Bieito; Oper Leipzig; Rebecca Ringst; Ingo Krügler; Elisabet Strid; Liene Kinča
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DiDonato shines with Nézet-Séguin and the Philadelphia Orchestra

Joyce DiDonato © Simon Pauly
Nézet-Séguin leads Philadelphians and Joyce DiDonato in superb performances of Wagner, Bates, Chausson and Respighi.
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Serene Vasks and exuberant Shostakovich in Belgrade

Alina Pogostkina © Nikolaj Lund
Alina Pogostkina and the Belgrade Philharmonic strings shone in Peteris Vasks' atmospheric Distant Light while Fabrice Bollon entertained with Shostakovich's most exuberant symphony.
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Lorenzo Viotti debuts with the Filarmonica della Scala

Lorenzo Viotti © Brescia e Amisano | Teatro alla Scala
Viotti will return to La Scala to conduct Gounod's Roméo et Juliette in 2020. The programme this time round gave an indication of some of the positive qualities to expect. It also warned of some potential pitfalls.
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