Since faith is one, it must be professed in all its purity and integrity". Pope Francis/Pope Benedict

Wednesday, 19 February 2014

The genius of Wagner: Parsifal and Tannhauser

The Royal Opera's director, Antonio Pappano, presents a remarkable talk on Wagner's final opera, Parsifal. Parsifal was also Wagner's "religious" work, and deserves - as with all his music - serious listening. 

The following is a performance in Rome of  Wagner before Pope Benedict XVI.

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