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Bayreuth Festival the next years

Tristan und Isolde
Katharina Wagner (stage director)
Eva-Maria Westbroek (Isolde)
Steven Gould (Tristan)
Christian Thielemann (conductor)

Jonathan Meese (stage director)
Andris Nelsons (conductor)

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)

Alvis Hermanis (stage director)
Christian Thielemann (conductor)
Anna Netrebko (Elsa)

Tobias Kratzer (stage director)

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 BayreuthJoseph Horowitz on Artur Bodanzky and the golden age of Wagner at the Met Plus reviews of:
Tannhäuser and Parsifal in BerlinDer fliegende Holländer in CopenhagenDas Liebesverbot in LeipzigGuy Cassiers' Milan Ring and the Met Parsifal with Jonas Kaufmann on DVD new books on Wagner by David Trippett,…