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Bayreuth Festival the next years

2015 Tristan und Isolde Katharina Wagner (stage director) Eva-Maria Westbroek (Isolde) Steven Gould (Tristan) Christian Thielemann (conductor) 2016 Parsifal Jonathan Meese (stage director) Andris Nelsons (conductor) 2017 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg Barrie Kosky (stage director) Philippe Jordan (conductor) Michael Volle (Hans Sachs) Johannes Martin Kränzle (Beckmesser) Klaus Florian Vogt (Stolzing) Krassimira Stoyanova (Eva) 2018 Lohengrin Alvis Hermanis (stage director) Christian Thielemann (conductor) Anna Netrebko (Elsa) 2019 Tannhäuser Tobias Kratzer (stage director) 2020 Der Ring des Nibelungen Christian Thielemann (conductor - probably)

The Wagner Journal, July 2014 issue is out

The Wagner Journal: July 2014 issue The July 2014 issue (vol.8, no.2), now available, contains the following feature articles: 'Spinning the Yarn: Intertextuality in Wagner's Use and Reuse of his Songs in his Operas' by Malcolm Miller 'Richard Wagner and the "Zurich Writings" 1849–51: From Revolution to  Ring ' by Hilda Meldrum Brown ‘Wagner's Acquittal', in which Joachim Köhler retracts his claim that Wagner was a forerunner of the Holocaust ‘Reckoning up the  Ring : A Mathematician's Diary of Bayreuth 1876' by Patrick Carnegy, discussing the journal kept by Alfred Pringsheim, father-in-law of Thomas Mann, on his 1876 visit to Bayreuth Joseph Horowitz on Artur Bodanzky and the golden age of Wagner at the Met Plus reviews of: Tannhäuser  and  Parsifal  in Berlin Der fliegende Holl änder  in Copenhagen Das Liebesverbot  in Leipzig Guy Cassiers' Milan  Ring  and the Met  Parsifal  with Jonas Kaufmann on DVD