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Richard Wagner

March 2018
Evening performance
Matinee performance

Richard Wagner: a birthday playlist

Richard Wagner © Caesar Willich
It's Richard's birthday, and time for all good Gods, heroes and opera lovers to wake up and celebrate! 

Robert Lepage's Ring at the Met

Mark Delavan as Wotan and Stephanie Blythe as Fricka in Das Rheingold © Marty Sohl/ Metropolitan Opera
An appraisal of Robert Lepage's controversial production of the Ring cycle at the Metropolitan Opera, in its revival in 2013.
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GranadaIdilio, muerte y transfiguración

Idilio, muerte y transfiguración
Wagner, Strauss R.
Joven Academia Instrumental de la OCG; Giancarlo Andretta; Cristina Avilés


© Annemie Augustijns
Wagner: Parsifal
Cornelius Meister; Tatjana Gürbaca; Opera Vlaanderen; Henrik Ahr; Barbara Drosihn; Christoph Pohl; Károly Szemerédy

LeipzigTannhäuserNew Production

© Annemie Augustijns
Wagner: Tannhäuser
Ulf Schirmer; Katharina Wagner; Oper Leipzig; Marc Löhrer; Thomas Kaiser; Elisabet Strid; Kathrin Göring
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Josep Pons y la OSG desatan un Wagner brillante y elocuente

Josep Pons © Igor Cortadellas
Josep Pons volvía al frente de la OSG en una velada que, tras la cancelación del violinista que iba a interpretar el Concierto de Alban Berg, se conformó en un programa entermanente formado por música orquestal de Richard Wagner. La experimentada batuta de Pons sacó de la Sinfónica expresividad y brillantez y nos brindó un Wagner rebosante de musicalidad.
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The Flying Dutchman sails into Bergen

Iain Paterson (The Dutchman) © Monika Kolstad | Bergen National Opera
Bergen National Opera’s new production allows the story to speak to itself, while strong performances from Eric Halfvarson and Elisabeth Teige gave the performance its edge.
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Fantasy and dreams from the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Alexander Shelley © Thomas Dagg
Continuing its interesting series “Myths and Fairytales”, the Royal Philharmonic gave colourful interpretations of the Hänsel und Gretel overture and Peer Gynt.
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