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News from the Members

The latest edition of the Wagner Journal is now available
With the usual mix of essays and reviews of productions, new publications and DVDs and CDs
Lohengrin (Klaus Florian Vogt) and Ortrud (Karita Mattila) face off in Richard Jones’ Munich production. Photo Wilfried Hösl
Brünnhilde (Susan Bullock) made wise by suffering. Photo Clive Barda
The March 2020 issue (vol.14, no.1) has been published and contains the following feature articles: 

• ‘Redemption in Wagner: the Case of Senta‘ by Michael Fuller 
• ‘Wagner, Artaud and Brecht: the Shaping of Modern Art‘ by Richard Mecarsel
•  '“All is Clear to me Now“: Brünnhilde as World Historical Hero‘ by Alexander Shapiro and Barry Emslie
• ‘Darkening the Auditorium at Bayreuth in 1876’ by Russell Burdekin

plus reviews of: Tristan und Isolde in Leipzig and Lohengrin in Munich; the Olivier Py Holländer on DVD; a CD of Siegfried Act III (abridged) with Stefan Vinke and Lise Lindstrom; Gundula Kreuzer‘s Curtain, Gong, Steam: Wagnerian Technologies of Nineteenth-Century Opera, Jeremy Coleman‘s Richard Wagner in Paris and books on Furtwängler and Mengelberg.