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Bayreuth 2014 Cast Lists & General Dress Rehearsal Dates

Somewhat disappointingly, this year’s Bayreuth program is virtually the same as the festival’s 2013 installment. It would have been nice to see Stefan Herheim’s Parsifal  494 more words

Opera

The Face of Human Rights Through Each Other's Eyes

Civil liberties and Human Rights are no longer abstract subjects for a partnership of students from Wagner College and Lifestyles for the Disabled. One can read about the issues that developmentally disabled adults cope with on a daily basis in a book or online, yet there is a limit to what you can learn about a person by reading. 738 more words

Education

Parsifal on Easter Monday (Deutsche Oper Berlin)

Philipp Stölzl’s production of Parsifal seemed more of a failure during the Deutsche Oper Berlin’s recent revival, which played its final performance Easter Monday. Stölzl, who previous provided the company’s thrilling WWII-themed… 350 more words

Opera

Okay fine. I collect classical recordings. What of it?

Since this is my first ever blog post, we’ll keep things (mostly) simple.  My name’s Travis and I’m addicted to music.  One of my favorite ways to experience music (other than live performance, of course) is through the use of recordings.  768 more words

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2012 Wagner 518080 Control Spray Max HVLP Sprayer

It took me a while to find the best paint sprayer available because I own a boat and I want to be able to give it the best paint… 362 more words

A Parsifal in three acts

Yesterday, Easter Saturday, I got to see the Royal Opera House production of Wagner’s Parsifal.  It was broadcast live to many locations of December 18th last year but hasn’t been seen in Toronto until now.  820 more words

Performance Review - Miscellaneous

A bit of Bach and some Wagner

This month instead of traveling JP and I decided to stay close to home and see some shows in town.  Our first item this month was seeing Bach’s Johannes Passion at the Berliner Dom on the 5th, and last night we saw Wagner’s Parsifal with the Staatsoper! 505 more words

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