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'Siegfried'

Review: 'Siegfried'

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How difficult is it to stage Richard Wagner's "Siegfried"? Or more precisely, how difficult is it to find a tenor to sing the punishing title role? The Met Opera announced no fewer than two tenors…

'Shrek'

Review: 'Parsifal'

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Richard Wagner's final work, "Parsifal," is so utterly unlike anything that came before it, he invented a new term to describe the opera: Buhnenweihfestspiele, its components meaning "stage,"…

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