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Oxymoron of the Month: Cogent Rienzi Production

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Before her appointment to co-direct the Bayreuth Festival, Katharina Wagner was quoted as speculating that her great-grandfather’s juvenalia, Rienzi, might claim a place in the repertory of the house.  Soon after her appointment, her production of Rienzi in Bremen was greeted with skepticism and dismissal.  Yet a recent production of the work directed in Berlin […]

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