15 March 2017
Wagner's operatic hero actually existed, and his Monty Python-esque works range from the bawdy to the poignant.
5 January 2015
Composers have often looked to the real world for operatic inspiration – though their real-life subjects often undergo some operatization on their way to the stage.
14 December 2011
In the first of two blogs, the great Wagnerian talks about taking on a new role in Meistersinger and what makes the opera extraordinary.