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The Operatic Note: Birgit Nilsson Depicted on Riksbank Sweden's 500 Kronor Banknote Performing Wagner's 'Die Walküre'

The late great Wagnerian soprano, Birgit Nilsson, has been able to hit all the right notes. And now, Sweden's central bank, Sverigis Riksbank, has unveiled the finished artwork for its new series of banknotes. Nilsson will be worth 500 kronor from ...

Wagner @ Bayreuth: Frank Castorf's 'Rheingold' and 'Walküre' Better Than Expected

An oil-themed staging of Richard Wagner's famous 'Ring Cycle' for his bicentenary year in the opera house he built in Bayreuth showed signs on Saturday of defying predictions it would be a disaster that might even bring down the house...

Bryn Terfel Makes Mormon Deal with Deutsche Grammophon to Launch Snowdonia Records

Two decades after first joining Deutsche Grammophon, Bryn Terfel has signed an exclusive, long-term recording contract with the Berliners. As part of the deal, the award-winning Welsh baritone/bass has affirmed his commitment to...

Richard Wagner's New 'Ring Cycle' at Bayreuth [PHOTOS]

Abendzeitung, a liberal evening tabloid in Munich, has published the first photos of the latest production of Richard Wagner's 'Der Ring des Nibelungen' at Bayreuth. And in our honest English opinion, they're pretty darn erstaunlich...

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