VSO’s Latest Concert Promises Epic Journey with Wagner
Long before “Game of Thrones,” “Lord of the Rings” and “Harry Potter” captured imaginations, German composer Richard Wagner inspired fantastic visions through his music. The Virginia Symphony Orchestra aims to pay homage to the 19th-century visionary with a concert of selections from his epic masterpiece, “The Ring Cycle.”
The concert features seven orchestral parts of “The Ring Cycle,” skipping over the vocal segments. …Narrator Jake Gardner will convey the story while the music amplifies it. Falletta was quick to note that it’s not the somber affair some might expect.
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