19 November 2014
Though always a controversial figure, this German composer revolutionized music.
Fire on all sides! Descend on a cloud! Singing fish-children!: Opera’s most challenging stage directions
12 February 2014
Opera has long pushed the boundaries of what's possible on stage.
6 December 2013
Why did Wagner's final opera take nearly four decades to complete?
20 November 2013
A look at the tricky development of one of Wagner’s most distinctive sounds.