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Articles tagged with "Götterdämmerung"

Our favourite doomed operatic parties

5 December 2014

Curses, seduction and murder – why are operatic parties always doomed to end in tears?

Wagner unpacked: A guide to one of opera's greatest composers

19 November 2014

Though always a controversial figure, this German composer revolutionized music.

Operageddon: Musings on the end of the world

24 June 2014

Opera has always flirted with catastrophic events. We look at how opera composers and directors have faced the apocalypse.

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.

From Barbara Windsor to Stephen Hawking: Richard Wagner on Desert Island Discs

26 August 2013

A look into the BBC Radio 4 archives reveals the diversity of Wagner fans.

Listen: Dig deeper into The Ring with highlights from our ROH Insights

2 August 2013

Following Daniel Barenboim's Proms Ring Cycle at the Proms, listen to our series of insights on Wagner's masterpiece.

Listen: The Ring and Redemption ROH Insights session

2 November 2012

Who, if anyone, is redeemed at the end of Wagner's monumental Ring Cycle?

Listen: The Ring and Love ROH Insights session


26 October 2012

Roger Scruton, Peggy Reynolds and John Deathridge look into Wagner's masterpiece to ask if true love exists.

Watch: Director Keith Warner on The Ring Cycle

25 October 2012

British Director talks about his inspiration and whether there is hope at the end of the Ring.

Listen: The Ring and Nature ROH Insights Session

16 October 2012

Petroc Trelawny, George Monbiot, Marcus du Sautoy and Sarah Lenton explore notions of the work as a parable of ecological destruction.

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