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A Ring to keep you thinking: Wagner's Die Walküre, Saffron Opera Group

Usually, a Ring Cycle hits you as a sudden burst of musical and philosophical intensity, its four huge evenings sprawling across one week. In practical terms, your own life ends up on hold for the Ring as a result: real life pauses while the Ring is stolen, forged, wielded, misused, tricked away, traded, hoarded, misunderstood, given as a love token, and finally rescued and returned to Nature. 1,142 more words

Wagner

Die Walküre, Festspielhaus Baden- Baden, July 7th, 2016

The trip to Baden-Baden was planned at least 14 (?) months ago, when first announcement of this performance came out, and I grabbed a ticket on the first available day. 773 more words

Opera

Opera North's Ring Cycle (Royal Festival Hall)

Many opera companies would balk at giving a full Wagnerian Ring Cycle, but Opera North have been spending the time since April giving six Cycles as part of a tour, in an innovative concert format. 1,178 more words

Concerts

Die Walküre at the Oper Frankfurt

Die Walküre

Richard Wagner 1813-1883

Libretto by the composer
First performed June 26th 1870, Königliches Hof- und Nationaltheater, Munich
First performance as part of the Ring des Nibelungen August 14th 1876… 586 more words

OPera

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