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The Ring Cycle

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?

Wagner, Texas and Myth

John Mauceri | Posted 09.30.2013 | Arts
John Mauceri

I should say right here that my first lectures on Wagner and his Ring cycle were given to the German Club at East Meadow High School on two successive Tuesday afternoons in 1961.

The First Appearance Since 1938

AP | Posted 06.17.2013 | Arts

MILAN -- Daniel Barenboim is conducting the first week-long presentation of Wagner's Ring cycle at La Scala since 1938. `'Der Ring des Nibelungen," w...

LA FINE

AP | MIKE SILVERMAN | Posted 07.03.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — Magnificent playing by the orchestra, inspired conducting by Fabio Luisi and a rapturous performance of the "Immolation Scene" by Kat...

An Unknown Hero Named Dietrich

William Dietrich | Posted 02.02.2013 | Books
William Dietrich

Names are powerful in helping define who we are. Now, just in time for the movie of The Hobbit, I've discovered -- much to my surprise -- a legendary and heroic Dietrich who lent fuel to Tolkien's tale and many others.

Andrea Stone

Famous German Family Feuds Over Nazi Letters

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 08.01.2012 | World

The long-running soap opera Sturm und Drang surrounding one of Germany's most famous -- and infamous -- families got a little hotter this week when on...

How 'The Ring' Was Staged

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 04.04.2012 | Home

When Richard Wagner wrote his Ring Cycle, did he dream of a giant steel machine twisting and sliding on stage? Probably not. But the Metropolitan O...

Like & Dislike List: Back to the Future on Broadway, Office Spin-Off, New Hunger Games and More!

Kris LoPresto | Posted 04.04.2012 | Entertainment
Kris LoPresto

Like: The Ferris Bueller Honda Super Bowl Spot. Over 10 million views and counting! For a commercial! Does anyone not love this spot?

The 'Ring' Cycle Ends, Disappoints

AP | MIKE SILVERMAN | Posted 03.29.2012 | Home

NEW YORK — Sometimes less is more, and sometimes it's just ... less. That was the mixed verdict as Robert Lepage brought his high-tech producti...

The Ring Cycle Is Coming

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 03.11.2012 | Home

WASHINGTON — Washington National Opera, which recently merged with the Kennedy Center after struggling financially for years, announced an ambit...

Plan ForYourArt April 1-4

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

In a two part series on James Turrell, Frank Navarro and artist Claude Collins-Stracensky present a lecture on the artist followed by a visit to his outdoor skyspace at the Claremont University.