The November 2021 issue of The Wagner Journal has been published

November 2021 issue of The Wagner Journal

The November 2021 issue (vol.15, no.3) has been published and contains the following feature articles:

Philip White on a decade working as an assistant chorus master  at the Bayreuth Festival

Ben Winters on the 1955 film Magic Fire featuring Alan Badel as Wagner

Charlotte Purkis writes on British female Wagnerites ‘out and about‘ around 1900 and introduces a humorous feminist take on visitors to the shrine at the turn of the century, ‘Buggins at Bayreuth‘, by Israfel Mondego (alias Gertrude Hudson).

Roger Allen outlines the context of Wagner‘s 1871 essay ‘On the Destiny of Opera‘, his new translation of which is to be published in a subsequent issue.


  • Stefan Herheim‘s Das Rheingold from Berlin
  • Dmitri Tcherniakov‘s Fliegender Holländer from Bayreuth
  • Simon Stone‘s Tristan from Aix
  • Krzysztof Warlikowski‘s Tristan from Munich
  • Amy Lane‘s Die Walküre from Longborough
  • streamed performances of HolländerParsifal and Die Walküre from Klaipe˙da, Vienna and Munich
  • DVDs of Rheingold and Walküre from Sofia
  • The CD Boten der Liebe by the Voyager Quartet
  • Jean-Jacques Nattiez‘s Musical Analyses and Musical ExegesisThe Shepherds Melody in WagnerTristan und Isolde
  • Christian Bührle et al‘s Prachtgemäuer: Wagner-Orte in Zürich, Luzern, Tribschen und Venedig 
  • Simon Kannenberg‘s Joachim Raff und Hans von Bülow