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The March 2021 edition of the Wagner Journal is now available
Cover: Isolde (Kelly God, front left) and Tristan (Robert Künzli, rear) with Butoh dancers (Tadashi Endo, Nora Otte, inset) in the production by Stephen Langridge from Staatsoper Hannover
Suitcases and grand piano symbolise flight and the birth of tragedy respectively in Stefan Herheim’s Walküre for the Deutsche Oper. 
Senta (Camilla Nylund) as artist and admirer of the Dutchman in the Helsinki Holländer
The March 2021 issue (vol.15, no.1) of The Wagner Journal has been published and contains the following feature articles: 

• ‘Dream Work: The Inner World of Die Meistersinger‘ by Paula M. Bortnichak and Edward A. Bortnichak

• ‘A Postscript to “A Breath of Sorrow“ ‘ by Eva Rieger

• ’The Incest Motif in Wagner‘ by Otto Rank. Translated by Anthony Negus, introduced and edited by Christopher Wintle

• ’Richard Wagner and the Artist Gustav Gaul: Newly Discovered Drawings in the Austrian National Library‘ by Chris Walton

• ’Redemption from the Redeemer? Review Article on Roger Scruton and his Wagner's Parsifal‘ by Jeremy Coleman

plus reviews of:

- productions from Antwerp, Brussels and Helsinki courtesy of Opera Vision;
- the New York Met’s ’Wagner Week’;
- performances in Berlin, Bayreuth and Hanover;
- the CD debut of the soprano Jenufa Gleich;
- Fritz Reiner’s Complete Columbia Album Collection;
- the Cambridge Companion to Wagner’s ’Der Ring des Nibelungen’;
- Michael Buckley’s Dramatic Technique and Meaning in Wagner’s ’Ring’;
- Anna Stoll Knecht’s Mahler’s Seventh Symphony;
- William Melton’s new biography of Engelbert Humperdinck