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News from the Members

Latest edition of the Wagner Journal now available
The November 2018 issue (vol.12, no.3) presents papers from the ‘Wagner 1900‘ conference held in April 2018 at Jesus College, Oxford,
Theo Zasche’s depiction of the Ringstrasse, Vienna (1908), with Mahler front right
The 20-year-old Alma Schindler-Mahler (1900)
Lohengrin brings electricity to the darkness of Brabant in Yuval Sharon's production.  Photo: Bayreuther Festspiele/Enrico Nawrath
Aschenbach encountering Tadzio in Visconti's Death in Venice

The latest edition contains the following feature articles: 

• ‘Manifestations of the Gesamtkunstwerk in Fin-de-Siècle Vienna‘ by Barry Millington

• ‘ ‘‘Lonely Walk‘‘: an Unpublished Song by Alma Schindler-Mahler‘ by Deborah Calland and Barry Millington

• ‘Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde, Arranged Mahler, Roller: The Will Made Visible‘ by Diane V. Silverthorne

•‘How a Women’s Network Kept Wagner’s Tradition Alive‘ by Eva Rieger

•‘Warning: Consuming Wagner Can be Hazardous to your Health: Tristan und Isolde and Death in Venice‘ by Nicholas Vazsonyi

•‘Guy and Doll, Isolde ohne Tristan and a Silent Soprano: Report on the ‘‘Wagner 1900‘‘ Conference‘ by Tash Siddiqui

plus reviews of: Lohengrin at Bayreuth and Covent Garden, Parsifal in Paris, Munich and Mannheim, Holländer at Longborough, Tristan und Isolde in Kassel, Rienzi in Innsbruck, plus the Hallé Rheingold on CD.

Published for the first time with this issue, as a special six-page supplement, is Alma Schindler-Mahler’s song Einsamer Gang