In Istanbul – the city which stands at the crossroads of Asia and Europe – an orchestra has become a prominent element of its vibrant cultural scene
“Parsifal” by Richard Wagner has triumphed recently at the Met in New York. The charismatic presence of the main interpreter, German tenor Jonas
In this unedited footage Jonas Kaufmann tells of the impossibility of choosing between Wagner and Verdi, whilst Asher Fisch also recounts of the
It’s the essential rendez-vous for music lovers on Italian public radio: La Barcaccia, a satirical show on the world of opera.
Both cult and
La Scala in Milan opened its new season with a production of Wagner’s Lohengrin, an opera the composer himself said was his saddest work.
2013 will mark the bicentenary of Wagner’s birth.
To celebrate the anniversary, London’s Royal Opera House has put on the whole of Wagner’s Ring