Please wait...

Viewing convention Program information from 2012

Session Details

Printer friendly

619. Performing Wagner: A Creative Conversation

Saturday, 7 January, 7:00–8:15 p.m., Grand D, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Opera as a Literary and Dramatic Form

Presiding: Mary Ann Smart, Univ. of California, Berkeley

Speakers: William Germano, Cooper Union; Speight Jenkins, Seattle Opera; Hans Rudolf Vaget, Smith Coll.

Session Description:

Why Wagner now? What new ideas or new theatrical visions are driving the surge in productions of Wagner's Ring cycle? The conversation will touch on the practical challenges of staging Wagner, the impact of digital technology, and the ways productions can inflect the political and philosophical meanings of the operas.


  • Genre, Theory, Method – Literature and Other Arts, Humanities, Law, Psychology, Science, and Sociology

  • German Literature – General

No comments have been posted for this session. Log in to post a comment.
Log in to post a comment.

Program Archive