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Tannhauser

On the Future of Wagnerism: Do New Revelations About Hitler's Taste in Art Cast New Light on Wagner Appreciation?

Lawrence D. Mass, M.D. | Posted 04.20.2014 | Arts
Lawrence D. Mass, M.D.

What's to be done about someone whose art is or seems to be so great, but whose prejudices were unquestionably contributory to great evil? How do you continue to appreciate art once aware of the enormity it was accessory to?

Nazi-Themed Opera Canceled After Opening Night

AP | Posted 07.09.2013 | Arts

BERLIN — A modern version of Richard Wagner's "Tannhauser" has been canceled in Germany after the opening-night audience complained about new sc...

Nazi-Themed Opera Causes A Stir In Germany

AP | Posted 07.07.2013 | Arts

BERLIN — A modern production of Richard Wagner's opera "Tannhauser" is causing a stir in Germany because of Nazi-themed scenes showing people dy...