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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The Designer Difference: A Pop Up Shop for Melbourne’s Ring Cycle

Around the world, wherever Wagner’s tetraology is performed, the pilgrims gather.

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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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Pietari Inkinen to conduct the Melbourne Ring Cycle

Opera Australia has announced Pietari Inkinen will replace Richard Mills as conductor of The Melbourne Ring Cycle 2013. Inkinen will join Opera Australia for the first orchestral rehearsals…

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