Celtic Opera: Wagner and the Arthurian tradition


Richard Wagner is a towering and controversial figure in the world of opera. We’ll examine his operas inspired by Arthurian legend – Tannhauser, Lohengrin and Parsifal as well as the Celtic tale of Tristan and Isolde.  We’ll explore Wagner’s compositional style of “Gesamtkunstwerk” – total work of art – in which he masterfully synthesizes archetypal themes of love and redemption.

3 Sessions: Wednesdays. 8:00 – 9:15 pm. February 9 – 23, 2022.

Payment: $75

  • Online payment is strongly preferred. It automatically notifies the instructor and the director of the Irish College of your registration.
  • By check, make it out to ‘Celtic Junction Arts Center’ and mail to Irish College, Celtic Junction Arts Center, 836 Prior Ave N, St. Paul, MN 55104.  If you pay by check, please send an email to the instructor, Naomi Karstad at nkarstad@usa.net and copy education@celticjunction.orgWithout an email, we won’t know to expect you or how to communicate with you. 
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