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Archive for October 29, 2013

A Festival for Wagner

Bayreuth Festspielhaus

On the the Tuesday Night Opera, our celebration of the Wagner 200th continues with Götterdämmerung, a conception so epic inside the composer’s own head (namely The Death of Siegfried), he was driven to construct three

Composer Exploration: Jacques Ibert

Jacques Ibert, from a 1938 newspaper clipping

[10:00 AM - 1:00 PM] From working as a pianist in a silent movie house to running the Paris Opera, Lisa Flynn brings you another Composer Exploration. Tuesday’s broadcast profiles the Parisian composer Jacques Ibert, who wrote some of the most popular works ever written for woodwind players, while becoming a central figure in the musical life in the city of light, Paris, France.