The Wagner Journal July 2023 issue has been published

The July 2023 issue (vol.17, no.2), guest-edited by Katherine Syer, contains the following feature articles:

• Adrian Müller on Kurt Overhoff and Wieland Wagner’s Bayreuth

• Kirsten Paige on the curious connections between the two ‘nervous asylums’ on the green hill at Bayreuth and the Festspielhaus with which they were sometimes confused

• Ryan M. Prendergast on ‘humour and humourlessness’ in Die Meistersinger

• Interview with Pietari Inkinen, conductor of the 2023 Bayreuth Ring

• Tribute to Matthew Rye, 1962–2023, reviews editor of The Wagner Journal

plus reviews of: Lohengrin at the Met, Tannhäuser at Salzburg and Covent Garden, Parsifal in Geneva, The Rhinegold at ENO; Jessye Norman: The Unreleased Masters; biographies of Minna Wagner and Cosima Wagner by Eva Rieger and Sabina Zurmühl, and Fortuny: Time, Space, Light by Wendy Ligon Smith.

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