05 July 2017

'Freud and Parsifal' issue of the Wagner Journal is out

The July 2017 Wagner Journal (vol.11, no.2) is now out. It is a special 'Freud and Parsifal' issue containing the following feature articles:
  • 'Parsifal as Castration Drama' by Ivan Ward
  • 'Wagner, Freud and Nietzsche in Berlin' by Tom DeRose
  • 'Wagner's Parsifal: a Hymn of Purity' by Stephen Gee
  • 'Kundry's Kiss and the Fear of Female Desire: a Gender Perspective' by Eva Rieger
  • 'Interpreting Wagner's Dreams: Staging Parsifal in the Twenty-first Century' by Mark Berry
  • 'Syberberg's Parsifal and the Soul of Germany' by Patrick Carnegy
plus reviews of: Kasper Holten's Die Meistersinger at Covent Garden, Keith Warner's Wahnfried in Karlsruhe, productions of Lohengrin by Kasper Holten and Claus Guth in Berlin and Paris, and productions of Tristan und Isolde by Michael Schulz and Barrie Kosky in Gelsenkirchen and Essen. DVD of Kasper Holten's Das Liebesverbot in Madrid Tom Artin's What Parsifal Saw, John Mastrogiovanni's Parsifal: The Will and Redemption, Karol Berger's Beyond Reason: Wagner contra Nietzsche, David Huckvale's Music for the Superman: Nietzsche and the Great Composers, Simon Callow's Being Wagner, and Grit Schwarzkopf's Kätchen und Senta: Partnerfindung als Traumspiel in Heinrich von Kleists 'Das Kätchen von Heilbronn' und in Richard Wagners 'Der fliegende Holländer'

www.thewagnerjournal.co.uk

05 March 2017

The Wagner Journal - March 2017 issue

As The Wagner Journal enters its second decade, we are pleased to announce the March 2017 issue (vol.11, no.1), which contains the following articles:

  • 'Wagner: Race, Nationalism and Other Distractions' by Derek Hughes
  • 'Teleology, Providence and the ‘Death of God’: a New Perspective on the Ring Cycle’s Debt to G.W.F. Hegel' by Richard H. Bell
  • 'All in it Together: the Gesamtkunstwerk Revisited' by Barry Millington
  • 'David Breckbill 1957–2016' by Barry Millington

plus reviews of:
  • Mariusz Treliński's Tristan und Isolde at the Met, Das Rheingold and Die Walküre in a multi-director Ring in Karlsruhe, Tatjana Gürbaca's Der fliegende Holländer and Lohengrin in Essen, Pierre Audi's Parsifal in Amsterdam and Neil Armfield's Ring in Melbourne.
  • DVD of Dimitri Tcherniakov's Parsifal from Berlin
  • CDs of Die Walküre over a span of 80 years
  • Eva Rieger's Frida Leider: Sängerin im Zwiespalt ihrer Zeit and Ulrich Drüner's Richard Wagner: Die Inszenierung eines Lebens

More info here: www.thewagnerjournal.co.uk