Thursday, January 12, 2012

Wagner World Wide

A useful site for Wagnerians:

www2013:Wagner World Wide

In their own words:
In recognition of composer Richard Wagner’s (1813-1883) bicentennial in 2013, the Forschungsinstitut für Musiktheater(fimt) at the University of Bayreuth is planning a multi-year series of events to take place around the world under the general heading WagnerWorldWide 2013 (WWW 2013). This will culminate in a conference to be held in Bayreuth during the summer of 2013 coinciding with the launch of a new staging of Wagner’s opera cycle, Der Ring des Nibelungen.

The events leading up to the 2013 conference will vary in size and scope, from individual lectures and seminars, to fully fledged conferences, all centered around an exploration of Wagner’s current meaning and worldwide significance, in five specific areas of inquiry (Topics):
Sounds good to me!

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