Video Lecture: Das Rheingold

Written By The Wagnerian on Wednesday, 4 June 2014 | 2:28:00 pm


From the Wagner Society of Washington DC. Part of a full series of lectures on RW's work which can be found by clicking HERE). Fascinating, detailed series. Highly recommended

Lecturers: 

Pianist Jeffrey Swann offers his prized lecture-demonstrations at the piano. Known from previous Wildnis weekends, his concert performances for the Wagner Society of Washington, DC, his talk for the Smithsonian's Tristan und Isolde seminar in 2004, and his lectures at Bayreuth.

Professor Simon Williams, Chairman, Drama Department, University of California at Santa Barbara, presents his insightful lectures on Wagner and drama. His latest books: Wagner and the Romantic Hero, now in paperback, and A History of German Theatre.