Topic: Richard Wagner
Gioachino Rossini, whom Google honors today with a doodle on his 220th birthday, composed the William Tell Overture, whose finale has since become the official soundtrack for doing things at the last possible minute.
The L.A. Wagner festival showcases a host of modern interpretations inspired by the German composer's work.
04/26/2010 06:31 pm
The Monitor's critic sorts through what he sat through this year.
10/19/2009 09:47 pm
The City of Angels readies Wagner's mythic Ring Cycle for 2010 festival.
10/19/2009 09:35 pm
Old art form is flourishing in US as new opera companies open and works are premiered.
11/14/2008 12:00 am
None of Richard Wagner's operas surpasses the drama of his actual family story.
02/12/2008 12:00 am
None of Richard Wagner’s operas surpass the drama of his actual family story.
02/11/2008 12:00 am