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Lohengrin – The Met: Live in HD

I attended The Met‘s Live in HD broadcast of Richard Wagner‘s Lohengrin on March 18th, 2023. The cast included Piotr Beczała (Lohengrin), Tamara Wilson (Elsa), Christine Goerke (Ortrud), Evgeny Nikitin (Telramund), and Günther Groissböck (King Heinrich.) The orchestra was led … Continue reading

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Is Lohengrin a Hero?

I want to raise the question of whether or not the title character of Lohengrin in Wagner’s opera is really a hero? We know that in Act 1 of Lohengrin, the ‘unknown knight’ appears to save Elsa when she is … Continue reading

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