At the Verbier Festival on August 4, 2016, 10:00 AM, EST, Ivan Fischer conducts an all Wagner program with Nina Stemme: Overture of Die Meistersinger, Good Friday Music from Parsifal, Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan und Isold and excerpts from the Twilight of the Gods. The live videocast will also be rebroadcast on demand.
Wagnerians HELP! Our good friend Stanford Professor Dr. Adrian Daub is writing a piece for the German newspaper Die Zeit about about falling asleep at Bayreuth. He is collecting fun stories about people dozing off either at Bayreuth OR at any Wagner opera elsewhere.