Tristan und Isolde Seminar
Wednesday, April 4, 7 p.m.
Houston Hall, Boston Conservatory, 8 Fenway, Boston
In conjunction with the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s performance of Act 2 of Tristan und Isolde and the Siegfried Idyll
– Singers’ roundtable discussion, moderated by WGBH host Ron Della Chiesa. Participants: soprano Camilla Nylund (Isolde), tenor Andrew Rees (Melot), baritone David Kravitz (Kurwenal).
– Presentation by Met Opera Radio producer and host William Berger, “Bawdy and Courtly Romance: The Entwined Medieval Roots of Tristan und Isolde
– Presentation by stage director William Fregosi, “Tristan und Isolde: From Realism to Regie Theater”
– Presentation by composer, pianist, conductor, and coach Jeffrey Brody, “Tristan und Isolde: Harmony, Form, and Orchestration Revolution”
Tickets: members $25; general public $35; students $10.
For tickets, go to https://www.etix.com/ticket/p/7102796 or call the box office at 617-747-2261.
About The Boston Wagner Society
The Boston Wagner Society is a nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing the knowledge and enjoyment of Richard Wagner’s thrilling and profound music.
The Society offers:
- Free presentations and lectures by noted musicians and scholars
- Discounts to concerts by the Boston Wagner Society
- Discounts to concerts presented by other organizations
- A free quarterly subscription to the journal Wagneriana
- A chance to be published in Wagneriana
- An opportunity to obtain coveted tickets to the Bayreuth Festival
- An opportunity for up-and-coming Wagnerian singers to perform
- Networking and socializing with fellow Wagnerians