Richard Wagner

bayreuth

Bayreuth, the greatest musical experience of his life

April 23, 2020 4:38 pm

The first performance of Parsifal at the 1962 Bayreuth Festival remains unforgettable, as some of my patient and weary friends will agree, having heard me fail to forget it

richard wagner the ring of nibelung

As a writer, Richard Wagner was both sublime – and unreadable

September 20, 2018 6:51 am

The Ring of Nibelung by Richard Wagner, translated by John Deathridge, reviewed