Richard Wagner related links

Bayreuther Festspiele

The festival every Wagnerian should visit. Plan your visit 7-10 years ahead due to waiting list.

News about the the Bayreuth Festival and other festivals.


Parsifal site with lots of material.

Great source if you want to check the cast for Wagner recordings.

A great database with information about cast at the Bayreuth Festival. (Not exactly user friendly, though...)


  • The Wagner Journal
    Periodical that seeks to examine Wagner and his works from a variety of perspectives – musicological, historical, literary, philosophical and political – and to illuminate the unique appeal of this endlessly fascinating composer.
    Kristian Evensen's Wagner web site.
  • Kirsten Flagstad Museum
    The Kirsten Flagstad Museum is located in the house she was born in Hamar, Norway
    A lot of Wagner related material. By Vincent Vargas.
    Course materials, essays, Ring plot, Ring motives, Ring tonal structures, Picture gallery, Video clips, Bibliography etc.


Wagner Calendar

The live Wagner Calendar of Fabrice Vaillant har replaced our own calendar.


Richard Wagner related blogs

    Blog about various Richard Wagner related topics.'s cousin.
    Great blog written by Mark Berry
    Forum for discussion of contemporary themes arising from the works of Richard Wagner. Discussions relating to Wagner’s musical, literary, theatrical, philosophical, political and theoretic work are all appropriate for this forum.
    Vincent Vargas' opera blog.
    Soprano and ex-pianist who "spend most of my free time going to concerts and opera in London and occasionally further afield".

More Wagner related web sites

  • Enrico Nawrath
    Official photographer for the Bayreuth Festival
    Paul Heise’s quest to grasp the conceptual unity of Richard Wagner’s music-drama.
  • - Kulturinfos in einer neuen Dimension
    Promo videoes from a handful of German theatres/opera houses: Staatsoper Hamburg, Theater Bremen, Staatsoper Hannover, Staatstheater Braunschweig, Theater für Niedersachsen, Nationaltheater Weimar, Oper Leipzig, Semperoper Dresden, Theater Dortmund