The Current Issue, November 2023

Current issue

The November 2023 issue (vol.17, no.3) contains the following feature articles:

• Hans Rudolf Vaget on Wagner’s plans to emigrate to Minnesota

• Derek Hughes on ‘Wagner’s Worst Joke’

• Eric Doughney discusses Wagner and Parsifal from a Jungian and Eriksonian perspective

• Chang Tou Liang reports on Wagner performances in Singapore

• Edward and Paula Bortnichak on dreaming and other forms of altered consciousness with special reference to Lohengrin

plus reviews of: Parsifal and the Ring at Bayreuth, Tristan at Grange Park, the Ring in Bendigo, Melbourne, Der fliegende Holländer at Santa Fe, Götterdämmerung at Longborough, Die Walküre performed by Regents Opera and The Flying Dutchman by OperaUpClose, and of Eva Rieger’s new biography of Wagner’s daughter Isolde

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The final tableau of the new Parsifal at Bayreuth

Isolde Beidler with her son Franz Wilhelm, born 1901, shortly before her estrangement from Haus Wahnfried in 1906

Rachel Nicholls as Isolde, in resplendent Pre-Raphaelite dress, muses on Frau Minne’s prowess at archery, in the Tristan und Isolde at Grange Park

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