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Delighting the mind's eye: Saffron Opera Group's Das Rheingold

A concert performance can be almost a contradiction in terms for opera: music built to hold a powerful narrative, rich with visual effect and dramatic energy, suddenly finds itself all alone on stage, denuded of props and scenery. 65 more words


A Tribute to Pierre Boulez and the Centenary Ring

When I heard Pierre Boulez had passed away on January 5, I cannot say that I let his death pervade my thoughts or affect me significantly. 527 more words

Wotan's Farewell - Die Walküre

The finest music in the Ring, and the most telling drama. And, I think, the turning point in the tetralogy, where it moves from the divine to the human, and the loss that is in the awareness thereof. 77 more words

Hendrik Slegtenhorst

Bryn Terfel’s physical fitness

In a 2011 interview, Bryn Terfel noted that a strong constitution is essential for the role of Wotan in Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen, which he was currently performing at the… 126 more words


Travelogue LVII: Bayreuth IV: Ring

August 31, 2015 And just like that, the curtain closed on the final act of Götterdämmerung and we were applauding, partly out of enthusiasm and partly out of relief, fifteen hours of music and bad seats behind us, and then we walked down the five flights of steps from the Galarie one last time and drank one more glass of wine and took the taxi back to the hostel. 459 more words

der Ring des Adlers

(Harbert, Michigan) When I was awarded the highest honor the Boy Scouts of America can bestow at the Eagle Court of Honor in Chicago on October 17, 1965, I resolved to one day wear an Eagle ring as a constant reminder of my achievement.   244 more words

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