Concert Details

The Progressives: Wagner's Ring Without Words

  • Richard Wagner

  • Bramwell Tovey

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  • Repertoire

    Liszt

    Les Preludes

    Wagner

    Der Ring ohne Worte (The Ring Without Words)

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    this concert



The final concert of the 2016 Spring Festival gives the last word to the Progressive camp, and the music of Liszt and Wagner. Liszt’s Les Preludes is a perfect appetizer for the Vancouver premiere of Wagner’s epic Der Ring ohne Worte (the Ring Without Words), a breathtaking arrangement of all the main orchestral themes of Wagner’s extraordinary Ring Cycle of operas. And so the War of the Romantics ends – and though the argument may continue, the legacy of decades of some of the greatest music ever written is the most important, and forever satisfying, result. 


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Performance Dates

  • Monday, Apr 18, 2016

    8pm Orpheum Theatre

SPRING FESTIVAL

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