12 March 2012

New issue of The Wagner Journal released

A new issue of The Wagner Journal is out. Essays include:

  • David Conway on "Jews, Music and Wagner"
  • Tash Siddiqui on the 1929 Krolloper production of Der fliegende Holländer: "Flying the republican colours"
  • Arnold Whittall on "The Giants and the Ring".

  • Met’s Siegfried
  • Covent Garden’s Meistersinger
  • Paris Tannhäuser

DVDs, Blurays and CDs
  • Copenhagen Tannhäuser
  • Marek Janowski and the start of a complete cycle of Wagner’s major works
The Wagner Journal is a periodical that seeks to examine Wagner and his works from a variety of perspectives – musicological, historical, literary, philosophical and political – and to illuminate the unique appeal of this endlessly fascinating composer. The journal aims to bring the questions surrounding the theory and practice of staging and performing Wagner to a wider audience, in that way furthering our understanding of his operas as theatre.

The Wagner Journal appears three times a year (March, July and November) and is published both in print form and online. Individual articles are also available for downloading. The journal is published and distributed independently.

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