Inside Wagner's Head
Simon Callow turns his attention to the life and legacy of one of opera's most influential figures in a one-man show for Deloitte Ignite.
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The BAFTA-winning actor speaks to BBC Radio 3 about Wagner's complex character.
Following the hugely successful one-man show Being Shakespeare, Olivier Award-winning actor Simon Callow presents an exploration of the life and legacy of Richard Wagner in his bicentenary year.
Wagner's life was fiercely passionate in every aspect: political exile, tempestuous love affairs, provocative writings and an astonishing operatic output that revolutionized the stage. This very special one-man show has been specially commissioned for Deloitte Ignite, this year curated by Stephen Fry.
The Royal Opera House as part of Deloitte Ignite 2013.
The Royal Opera House and Theatre Royal Plymouth.
The performance lasts about 1 hour 45 minutes | There is no interval
|Lighting design||Rick Fisher|
|Sound design||Adrienne Quartly|
|Video design||Robin Don|
|Video design||Duncan McLean|