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Wagner’s Lohengrin – the facts

Wagner’s Lohengrin – the facts by Peter Bassett. Towards the end of 1848, the premiere of Lohengrin at the Royal Saxon Court Theatre was abruptly cancelled, mainly, it seems, because of hostility towards its composer, the thirty-five-year-old Richard Wagner. Dresden audiences had been exposed to some of the music of Lohengrin in a Kӧnigliche Kapelle […]

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