Watch Now: Christian Thielemann Talks Wagner & Strauss

Written By The Wagnerian on Friday, 29 January 2016 | 10:05:00 pm

Humanitas Visiting Professor Christian Thielemann is a brilliant and controversial conductor and director of the Bayreuth Festival. In this fascinating lecture, he discusses the art of conducting, the historical context of 19th and 20th century opera, and the commonalities between Wagner and Strauss.