Discovering Parsifal: Part 2
Delve into Wagner's world of knights, sorcerers and the Holy Grail. The Art of Opera invited Wagnerian expert Dr Peter Bassett for a fascinating two-part conversation about Parsifal. In Part 2, learn about the scale of staging Wagnerian operas, the challenges of singing his music, and more about the composer himself.
Music recording courtesy of ABC Classic and Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Markus Stenz at Arts Centre Melbourne, Hamer Hall.
Discovering Parsifal: Part 1
Delve into Wagner's world of knights, sorcerers and the Holy Grail. The Art of Opera invited Wagnerian expert Dr Peter Bassett for a fascinating two-part conversation about Parsifal. In Part 1, learn about the key themes, what makes this opera unique, and its ongoing influence.
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