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Richard Wagner

Also Credited As: Wagner

Date of Death: February 13, 1883 (69)

Birth Place: Leipzig, GERMANY

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San Francisco Opera Announces 2024�"25 Season Including CARMEN, LA BOHÈME and More

The 2024–25 Season includes six mainstage opera productions along with concert presentations including a one-night-only performance of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony on October 26, honoring the work's 200th anniversary and, in the summer of 2025, a special Pride Concert celebrating San Francisco's LGBTQIA+ community.

The Fisher Center at Bard Unveils SummerScape 2024 Programming Featuring Theater, Opera, Dance & More

The Fisher Center at Bard has revealed its SummerScape 2024 programming, running June 20 – August 18, 2024.

Wagner's THE FLYING DUTCHMAN Returns To The Royal Opera House

The Royal Opera's The Flying Dutchman returns to the Royal Opera House this February. Tim Albery's production of Richard Wagner's classic opera receives its fourth revival on the Main Stage. 

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Will Premiere Lowell Liebermann's Flute Concerto No. 2 in March

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, led by the charismatic Finnish conductor Susanna Mälkki, will perform the world premiere of GRAMMY Award-nominated American composer Lowell Liebermann's Flute Concerto No. 2 on March 21, 2024 at Symphony Center.

TRISTAN UND ISOLDE Returns to Semperoper This Month

Richard Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde, conducted by Christian Thielemann, will be performed on 21 January 2024. This marks the role debut for Klaus Florian Vogt as Tristan and cast members include Camilla Nylund, Christa Mayer, Georg Zeppenfeld and Martin Gantner.

New Orleans Opera General And Artistic Director Emeritus Robert Lyall Dies at 76

The New Orleans Opera Association has sadly announced the passing of its General and Artistic Director Emeritus Robert Lyall. Maestro Lyall fought his battle of cancer from his diagnosis in April 2023 until his death on Friday, January 5, 2024.

Seattle Opera Announces Lineup For 60th Anniversary Concert

Seattle Opera announces lineup for 60th Anniversary Concert featuring world-class singers in a celebration of the company's artistic highlights. Join them on May 11, 2024, at McCaw Hall for an unforgettable evening of music and memories.

Review: Met's First TANNHAUSER of the Season Interrupted by Demonstrators

All that was missing were shouts of “food fight!” to turn last night’s performance of Richard Wagner’s TANNHAUSER—the first of the Met’s season—into a version of National Lampoon’s Night at the Opera, as climate activists interrupted the house debut of the great baritone Christian Gerhaher, and audience members traded barbs with the demonstrators, threatening the company’s determination that “the show must go on.”

22 Theater Books for Your Winter 2024 Reading List

The weather outside might still be frightful for a while, but what better time to stay in and snuggle up with a great Broadway read? Check out our complete Winter 2024 reading list!

Hoff-Barthelson To Hold Auditions for Music School's Festival Orchestra, December 9

Hoff-Barthelson Music School's Festival Orchestra, under the baton of Music Director Jun Nakabayashi, is set to captivate audiences with a Winter Concert titled 'Homage' on Saturday, December 9, 2023, at 7:00 pm.

Fazil Say Withdraws From National Symphony Orchestra Program, January 11�"13

Fazil Say has withdrawn from the National Symphony Orchestra Program scheduled for January 11-13, 2024. Music Director Gianandrea Noseda will conduct a new program featuring Wagner's 'The Ring without Words.'

Review: The San Diego Symphony Orchestra Performs in the California Festival at The Rady Shell

What did our critic think of THE SAN DIEGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PERFORMS IN THE CALIFORNIA FESTIVAL at The Rady Shell?

The San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra to Perform Five Concerts In The 2023-24 Season

Don't miss the SF Symphony Youth Orchestra and Daniel Stewart as they take the stage for five incredible concerts in the 2023-24 season. Find out when and where you can catch these talented performers in action.

The Association Of Performing Arts Professionals Announces UP NEXT! Artists For 2024

The Association of Performing Arts Professionals (APAP) announced earlier this week the 18 artists from across the U.S. and around the globe selected by an APAP panel to pitch their new work at the annual UP NEXT!

Tickets For All January �" March 2024 Productions at the Greek National Opera Are Now on Sale

Tickets for all Greek National Opera productions to be presented inside the Stavros Niarchos Hall and on the GNO Alternative Stage at the SNFCC from January through March 2024 went on sale Wednesday, 1 November 2023 at 9.00.

Music Director Esa-Pekka Salonen Conducts San Francisco Symphony In Two California Festival Programs, November 10- 18

Music Director Esa-Pekka Salonen leads the San Francisco Symphony in two Orchestral Series programs, November 10–12 and November 17–18, featuring works by composers with California ties: Emerging Black Composers Project winner Jens Ibsen’s Drowned in Light, Gabriella Smith’s Breathing Forests, Salonen’s own kínēma, and three works by Igor Stravinsky.   

Brooklyn Art Song Society Performs CIRCLES II: THE WAGNERIANS in November

Brooklyn Art Song Society (BASS) continues its 2023–24 season on Friday, November 3, 2023 at 7:30PM at First Unitarian Church of Brooklyn with Circles II: The Wagnerians, the second of a six-part series exploring connections between composers throughout music history. Learn more about the performance here!

Wagner's LOHENGRIN Comes to San Francisco Opera in October

San Francisco Opera presents Richard Wagner's Lohengrin from October 15–November 1 in director David Alden's staging, a co-production of London's Royal Opera, Covent Garden and Antwerp's Opera Vlaanderen. Learn more about the opera here!

The Chelsea Symphony Announces 2023/24 Season

The Chelsea Symphony announces its 2023/24 season with 7 weekends of adventurous programming.

La Mezzosoprano Amelia Sierra Y El Pianista Sergio Vázquez Celebrarán Su Trayectoria Con Concierto En La Sala Manuel M. Ponce

La mezzosoprano Amelia Sierra y el pianista Sergio Vázquez celebrarán su trayectoria con un concierto en la Sala Manuel M. Ponce del Palacio de Bellas Artes. La Secretaría de Cultura del Gobierno de México y el Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura (Inbal) presentan este concierto en honor a los 25 y 30 años de trayectoria de Sierra y Vázquez, respectivamente.

Richard Wagner FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Richard Wagner has written 2 shows including Béjart: Ballet of the Twentieth Century (Composer), Flying Dutchman (Composer).

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