Confronting Controversy

The Ring in the 21st Century

 

Tuesday, March 16 at 5:30pm PST
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Does Wagner have a place in the world today? Can we, as we seek new and expanded audiences, justify the centrality of Wagner in the world of opera and beyond? William Berger, lecturer, Metropolitan Opera commentator and author of two books about the composer, including Speaking of Wagner: Talking to Audiences about the Ring of the Nibelung, looks at the challenge and importance of this endlessly compelling work as we reengage with its glories and problems into the future.



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