Richard Wagner


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Up 49. 2nd of Wagner's 6 entries.

On 17th August 1876, Wagner's extraordinary twenty-six year project, the Ring Cycle, came to its mighty conclusion when the fourth and final installment, Götterdämmerung, was premiered in Bayreuth. It was an extraordinary occasion in musical history: the first complete performance of the Ring Cycle, a creation that still captivates with its potency today.