Watch: Wagner V Verdi - On-demand

Written By The Wagnerian on Saturday, 14 September 2013 | 3:26:00 pm


And not even pay per view. As part of the Deloitte Ignite festival at the Royal Opera House, on Sunday Stephen Fry will host a "battle" between Philip Hensher, who argues the case for Wagner and Norman Lebrecht who advocates Verdi (Ed: Given how much he goes on, you would have thought he might have picked Mahler. Mahler v Wagner? Now that would be slightly more interesting)


No, we don't get the point of it either but should you wish, you can watch it here  - 3 hours 45 minutes of it. May have special guests. Note. You will need to forward the video about an hour as for the first hour you will simply see the placeholder.