Posts tagged ‘Wagner’

Horror Opera: Marschner’s Der Vampyr in Melbourne

A woman in love, a vampire fighting eternal damnation and a tested friendship. The story of Der Vampyr has all the melodrama of a 19th century…

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Debate: Art and Politics Cannot be Separated

When it comes to Wagner, can you love the music and hate the man? Artists and art-lovers on both sides of the fence locked horns at…

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Pietari Inkinen: Wagner’s Ring has heavenly moments and a dark side like nothing else

“It’s more like – after you’ve heard it, at least for a while, you can’t listen to anything else. You are so soaked in this world.…

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Picks of the Ring Festival

  The Valkyries are coming to Melbourne, in a blaze of brass and festival events. Artists from all over Melbourne are coming together this year to…

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Deborah Humble on singing Wagner around the world

Deborah Humble is becoming quite famous for a role that is just four and a half minutes long. “Erda in Das Rheingold comes out of the ground, she…

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