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by Charles
Sat Apr 09, 2005 10:49 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: The Ring Cycle Comes to Town
Replies: 21
Views: 11359

I got hung up on Wagner some 12 years ago. I began with the Ring , then Parsifal and Tristan , and never got un-hung up. The Ring has me still completely hooked as the wealth of great music in that tetralogy is almost inexhaustible. Only Tristan can equal it in that respect. The earlier works ( Dut...
by Charles
Tue Apr 05, 2005 6:21 am
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: The Ring Cycle Comes to Town
Replies: 21
Views: 11359

Re: The Ring Cycle Comes to Town

A few people have asked me why I've decided to skip the Ring Cycle at the Lyric Opera, practically in my own backyard here in Chicago. It's very tempting, because by all accounts it's a magnificent production, and Jane Eaglen is a wonderful Brünnhilde as usual. The Sunday Chicago Tribune had an aff...