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The March 2015 issue (vol.9, no.1), now available, contains the following feature articles:

'Where's the Drama?': Personal Reflections on the Intersection of Music and Theatre in Wagner Performance by David Breckbill

• Knappe oder Ritter? by Peter Quantrill

Wagner and Science: Twilight of the Gods Across the Multiverse by Mark B. Chadwick

The Rosebush Pictures of Wagner's Daughter Isolde by Dagny R. Beidler

 

plus reviews of:

Tristan und Isolde at Covent Garden

Lohengrin in Zurich and Amsterdam

Das Rheingold in British Columbia

Parsifal in Tokyo

CD recordings of a complete Wagner cycle conducted by Marek Janowski and the 1961 Bayreuth Tannhuser conducted by Wolfgang Sawallisch, starring Wolfgang Windgassen, Victoria de los Angeles, Grace Bumbry and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Hilan Warshaw's film Wagner's Jews on DVD

new books on Wagner and film by David Huckvale and Kevin C. Karnes, Wagner's Visions by Katherine R. Syer, The Cambridge Wagner Encyclopedia, ed. Nicholas Vazsonyi, a new translation of Wagner's essay Beethoven by Roger Allen, and Chris Walton's Lies and Epiphanies: Composers and Their Inspiration from Wagner to Berg, reviewed by David Matthews

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One of the pictures painted by Wagner's daughter Isolde to celebrate his 67th birthday

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Stephen Gould (Tristan), Iain Paterson (Kurwenal), Nina Stemme (Isolde) and John Tomlinson (King Mark, seated) feature in Covent Garden's revived production of Tristan und Isolde

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Parsifal (Christian Franz) with spear and silent Buddhist monks in Harry Kupfer's Tokyo production of Parsifal

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Helmut Berger as King Ludwig
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