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Articles tagged with "Richard Wagner"

Venice has provided setting and inspiration for countless operas


3 October 2014

The city has an important association with the art form that reaches from I due Foscari to Death in Venice.

Not-so-easy listening made easier: How to listen to the unfamiliar as well as the familiar

22 July 2014

Schonberg's Moses und Aron may seem daunting, but dip a toe in the water and you might be pleasantly surprised.

Opera's Russian Dolls: the opera-within-an-opera

27 June 2014

Composers from Purcell to Turnage bring the audience onstage by writing them into the music.

10 Operatic Prayers: Divine music in hope of divine intervention

24 April 2014

Operatic characters often look to the heavens, in thanks or in anguished supplication.

How to Stage an Opera: Faust and the 19th Century

22 April 2014

How the vernacular of Gounod’s era makes the work anything but trivial.

The A-Z of Richard Strauss: F is for Franz Strauss

17 March 2014

Richard Strauss's father was a famed horn player who had a tempestuous relationship with Richard Wagner.

Watch: Insights into Parsifal

19 December 2013

A masterclass from legendary Wagnerian John Tomlinson, a musical introduction from Antonio Pappano, and the creative team on their production.

Parsifal: A masterpiece 38 years in the making

6 December 2013

Why did Wagner's final opera take nearly four decades to complete?

Parsifal to be broadcast live to cinemas and radio

5 December 2013

Listen to all-star cast on BBC Radio 3 on 11 December and in cinemas on 18 December.

Listen: Gerald Finley on Parsifal, Wagner and the secrets of keeping his voice in good shape


29 November 2013

The Canadian baritone speaks to BBC Radio 3’s In Tune about The Royal Opera’s new production.

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