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Parsifal, Reloaded

Parsifal, Reloaded Parsifal, Bayreuth Festival, Germany, 21st August 2017, director Uwe Eric Laufenberg, conducted by Hartmut Haenchen, reviewed by Tony Cooper Parsifal, Wagner’s farewell to the world, was completed in January 1882 and was first seen in that year. This … Continue reading

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Der Ring des Nibelungen

Der Ring des Nibelungen Bayreuth Festival, Germany, August 2016. Director Frank Castorf, conducted by Marek Janowski, reviewed by Tony Cooper Berlin-based, avant-garde theatre director Frank Castorf arrived on the Green Hill in 2013, making his Bayreuth début with the Ring … Continue reading

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Tristan und Isolde

Tristan und Isolde Tristan und Isolde, Bayreuth Festival, Germany, August 2016. Director Katharina Wagner, conducted by Christian Thielemann, reviewed by Tony Cooper This production of Tristan und Isolde by Katharina Wagner first saw the light of day last year, immediately … Continue reading

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Parsifal, Bayreuth Festival

Parsifal, Bayreuth Festival Parsifal, Bayreuth Festival, Germany, August 2016. Director Uwe Eric Laufenberg, conducted by Hartmut Haenchen, reviewed by TONY COOPER Specifically written for the Festspielhaus, Parsifal was Wagner’s final work completed in January 1882 and was first seen in … Continue reading

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