News from the Members

02.11.2017
The latest edition of the Wagner Journal is now available
With articles on Mahler's Parsifal & Fortuny's Wagnerian designs, reviews of Bayreuth's Meistersinger & Parsifal & CD/DVD/book reviews, this latest edition is now available.
Photos:
The onstage chorus and orchestra , conducted by a velvet-bereted Sachs as Wagner (Michael Volle) in the new Bayreuth Meistersinger
The shambolic museum that serves as a set for the Karlsruhe Siegfried in the design by Vytautas Narbutas
Model of the Bayreuth Festspielhaus constructed by Mariano Fortuny


VOLUME 11 No. 3
CONTENTS
  • Mahler's Parsifal' by Anna Stoll Knecht
  • 'The Volk That Wagner Loved to Hate: A Reply to Derek Hughes' by Barry Emslie
  • 'Mariano Fortuny and His Wagnerian Designs' by Wendy Ligon Smith
plus reviews of:

Barrie Kosky's Die Meistersinger and Uwe Eric Laufenberg's Parsifal at Bayreuth,
Dietrich W. Hilsdorf's Rheingold and Thorleifur Örn Arnarsson's Siegfried in Karlsruhe,
Romeo Castellucci's Tannhäuser in Munich,
August Everding's Der fliegende Holländer at the Met
and Christian Spuck's Holländer in Berlin. 

DVD of 'The Becoming of the Mannheim Ring'
CDs of
Hans Knappertsbusch's pioneering 1950–51 Meistersinger with Paul Schöffler as Hans Sachs
Mark Elder's new Lohengrin with Klaus Florian Vogt in the title role 
compilations of Ticho Parly and Johan Botha 
the Symphonies in C and E major under Jun Märkl
Declarations of Love (piano works and songs by Wagner for Mathilde Wesendonck and Cosima Wagner)
and piano music by Liszt and Wagner played by Imogen Cooper
 
The Richard Wagner Sämtliche Werke (31 vols) and Christopher Fifield's new edition of Hans Richter.

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