I’ve always been fascinated with Greek mythology, and Richard Wagner felt the same way. Taking his cue from the ancient Greeks, Wagner wanted to transform the theater in Germany into … Continue readingGreek Myth in Die Walküre
At 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 10, 2016, I had the distinct pleasure of witnessing history in the making – I attended the preview night of the first ever Minnesota … Continue readingBrian Staufenbiel’s Das Rheingold – The New Generation of Opera in Action
The libretto to Das Rheingold was the last one Richard Wagner wrote for Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the Nibelung), but it was the first opera of the … Continue readingOverview – Das Rheingold, Opera of the Month
Good morning, opera lovers! Take a little trip to Valhalla with me.