Posts Tagged ‘Fricka’

Wagner’s Ring in One Evening

“Wagner’s Ring in One Evening” – who would ever put those 5 words together in one sentence? Well, Peter Furlong would, and he DID! Last night, July 23, Peter and 9 other artists accomplished something unique – highlights of Wagner’s “Der Ring des Nibelungen” in a 2 hr. concert at the Sawyer Auditorium on the…

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Wagner, Then and Now

“Wagner has lovely moments but awful quarters of an hour.”-Gioachino Rossini My passion for Wagner started fairly early. As a very young singer in my teens, I was only assigned Italian and a few French songs, as well as songs of English and American composers, during early vocal study.   My first exposure to Wagner’s…

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