Monthly Archives: May 2014

Trying to Get Through the Pile….

My reading pile has grown exponentially larger over the past few months and unfortunately has stayed that way despite conscious and time-consuming effort. It looms over my bed and is starting to totter.  It sits on the right-hand corner of my desk and scowls at me. In the midst of it are three Wagner-related books:  Trippett’s Wagner’s […]

Washington National Opera Announces 2016 Ring

Washington National Opera has announced that the Ring production that it co-commissioned with San Francisco Opera, directed by Francesca Zambello, will be presented in three cycles from April 30 to May 22, 2016, at the Kennedy Center Opera House. The conductor is Philipp Auguin, music director of the WNO, whose Tristan last year was terrific.  […]