Music Center at Strathmore
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National Philharmonic
The Music Center at Strathmore
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North Bethesda, MD 20852-3385
Concert's Detail
Saturday, June 1, 2013, 8:00 PM
Wagner 200th Anniversary
Piotr Gajewski, conductor


Attention Wagner novices and aficionados alike! Enjoy selections from each of Richard Wagner’s 10 best-known operas to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the composer’s birth. Highlights include the Prelude to The Flying Dutchman, an opera about redemption through love; Ride of the Valkyries from Die Walküre, heard in many popular movies and commercials; the stirring curtain-raiser Prelude to Die Meistersinger; and the intense Prelude and Liebestod (“Love-Death”) from Wagner’s vaunted music-drama about the immortal lovers, Tristan and Isolde.

Wagner  Flying Dutchman: Prelude
  Lohengrin: Prelude to Act III
  Tannhauser: Prelude
  Das Rheingold: Entry of the Gods into Valhalla
  Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries
  Siegfried: Forest Murmurs
  Die Meistersinger: Prelude
  Götterdämmerung: Siegfried’s Funeral Music
  Parsifal: Good Friday Spell
  Tristan and Isolde:Prelude and Liebestod
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