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Parsifal, Munich Opera Festival

Parsifal, Munich Opera Festival Richard Wagner’s Parsifal, Bayerischen Staatsoper, München, Germany, directed by Pierre Audi, sets by Georg Baselitz; Bayerischen Staatsorchester conducted by Kirill Petrenko, Tuesday, 31 July, 2018; reviewed by TONY COOPER In Pierre Audi’s strange but compelling production of … Continue reading

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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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Swan Song

Swan Song Parsifal, an opera in three acts by Richard Wagner, Staatsoper Berlin, April 8th, 2017. Director, Dmitri Tcherniakov: conductor, Daniel Barenboim: reviewed by Tony Cooper As the audience entered the auditorium of the Schiller Theatre (the temporary residence of … 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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Apocalypse Discs – Leslie Jones

LESLIE JONES Quarterly Review Deputy Editor Here are ten musical items in search of a desert island – hopefully, an island with WiFi! In no particular order… Les Préludes, Franz Liszt Music from this stirring and bombastic symphonic poem was … Continue reading

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