7 hrs ago
Jewish Conductor Seeks to Mark Richard Wagner's 200th Anniversary Without Hate
Opera companies throughout the world are staging Richard Wagner's "Ring" cycle this year to fete his 200th birthday on May 22, but Hungarian Jewish conductor Adam Fischer is having no part of it during his "Wagner Days" festival in June.
11 hrs ago
Cliff notes: the view from Villa Rufolo
With today marking the 200th anniversary of Richard Wagner's birth, Linda Cookson heads to Italy's Amalfi coast to visit the composer's favourite resort - still a celebrity hang-out today It's only the first night of my visit, and I'm beginning to wonder if I'm the only non-famous person to have stayed in this lovely southern Italian town.
14 hrs ago
(Wagner bicentenary) Composer means 'ecstasy' (World) (1 hr 2 mins...
Germany celebrated the 200th birthday of Richard Wagner, the 19th-century composer whose music has been hailed as sublime art at the height of Western culture even as he remains tainted by his visceral anti-Semitic views, which later found favor with the Nazis.
18 hrs ago
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Closes Season With Works by Wagner, Mackey, and Tchaikovsky
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra completed its 2012-13 Princeton concert series in grand fashion on Friday night with a performance full of precision, operatic flair, and innovative musical composition.
23 hrs ago
The Miami Herald
Germany celebrates composer Wagner's 200th
Germany is celebrating the 200th anniversary of Richard Wagner with the unveiling Wednesday of a monument in the composer's birthplace of Leipzig.
Tue May 21, 2013
Musical world hails Wagner birthday
The musical world is coming together on Wednesday to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of composer Richard Wagner with a series of programmes and events.
10 recommendations for Wagner's 200th birthday
The 200th anniversary of Richard Wagner's birth is May 22, and the world's opera houses and symphony halls are filled with his music this year along with the compositions of Giuseppe Verdi, whose 200th birthday is Oct.
A Wagner Birthday Roast
How better to celebrate Wagner's bicentennial than with a Belgian-Norwegian rag mash-up of his most famous hits? Granted, there are more dignified ways to commemorate the birthday of the man whom Auguste Villiers de l'Isle-Adam once called "a genius such as appears on the earth once every thousand years." You could delve into the sacred mists of ... (more)
Mon May 20, 2013
Singalong Wagner And Greendays Gardening Panel
Speight Jenkins And The Appeal Of Wagner May 22nd is the birthday of composer Richard Wagner.
Sat May 18, 2013
Sarasota Opera announces new season
The coming months will bring the 200th birthday of Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner and the 100th birthday of Benjamin Britten.
Thu May 16, 2013
A Walking Tour of Wagner's New York
The first in a short series of posts commemorating Wagner's two-hundredth birthday, which falls on May 22nd.
Celebrate Wagner's 200th Birthday With The Great Kat Guitar Goddess
Email: email@example.com Website: http://www.greatkat.com Music: http://www.greatkat.com/04/wagnerride.mp3 CELEBRATE WAGNER'S 200th BIRTHDAY with THE GREAT KAT GUITAR GODDESS! HAPPY 200th BIRTHDAY RICHARD WAGNER! Born on May 22, 1813 in Leipzig, Germany.
Tue May 14, 2013
Germany's Angst: A Country's Culture Bumps Up Against Its Nazi Past
Actors playing a scene of the opera "Tannhaeuser" by German composer Richard Wagner at the Deutsche Oper am Rhen in Duesseldorf, western Germany.
Mon May 13, 2013
German director criticises canc...
FRANKFURT: The German theatre director whose controversial staging of a Richard Wagner opera to a Nazi-era theme was cancelled after the premiere hit back yesterday at what he saw as "censorship". "What happened in Duesseldorf is the censorship of art.
Holocaust opera cancelled after guests traumatised
A Holocaust-themed opera was cancelled last week after its traumatic scenes caused a number of guests to seek medical help.
Sun May 12, 2013
Divers search lake near Berlin for billions in gold
DIVERS have begun exploring a murky lake near Berlin in a bid to find a billion-pound fortune in gold looted during theSecond World War by Nazi Luftwaffe chief and Adolf Hitlerdeputy Hermann Goering.
Wagner's 200th birthday and rising nationalism
Wagner's 200th birthday and rising nationalism . MAY 13, 2013 03:00. . It's your son's birthday but you cannot celebrate wholeheartedly.
Sat May 11, 2013
'The Flying Dutchman' features both vocal and visual splendor
Indianapolis Opera artist-in-residence Joachim Schamberger has created visual magic once again in " The Flying Dutchman ," which opened Friday and will be repeated Sunday, May 12 at 2 p.m. at Clowes Memorial Hall on the campus of Butler University.
Knoxville News Sentinel
Spirituality translated in trio of pieces by Knoxville Symphony Orchestra
Spirituality is the theme of the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra's concerts Thursday and Friday, May 16 and 17, when the orchestra, with guest cellist Inbal Segev, delve into three very different perspectives of the nature of spirituality.
Times of Oman
Dark and dramatic Wagner makes unforgettable debut
Dancing white lights created storms, while lights and shadows combined to create the ghost ship and red lights represented the dead crew.