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Wagner Day

"I believe in God, Mozart and Beethoven, and likewise their disciples and apostles; - I believe in the Holy Spirit and the truth of the one, indivisible Art; - I believe that this Art proceeds from God, and lives within the hearts of all illumined men."
Wilhelm Richard Wagner

Wagner Day is here! Click here for the Wagner Day Playlist.


11.00 Wagner: Artist & Sorcerer – Apostolic Majesty

11.40 Wagner and German Mythology: Wotan as Faustian Man – Collin Cleary & Nathan CJ Hood

12.50 Song to the Evening Star  – Connor Maxwell

12.55 Art and Revolution – Skeptical Waves

14.00 Wagner and German Nationalism – Rupert August, Thom & Nathan CJ Hood

15.10 The Role of Tradition in Die Meistersinger von Nuremburg – Jonny Walker

15.25 Prelude to Wagner Day – Jonny Walker

15.30 Schopenhauer on Music – Arthur Schopenhauer – Skeptical Waves

16.00 Wagner: An Introduction to Leitmotif – StrayF

16.10 Wagner and Music: Melody as Revelation – Gifts Ungiven, Jonny Walker & Nathan CJ Hood

17.10 Wagner: Adorno, Parts 1 & 2 – StrayF

17.30 What is Wagner’s Ring Cycle? History of Der Ring das Nibelungen – NordHugr

17.45 The Ring Cycle: Love and Power – Alexander Jacob, Gifts Ungiven & Nathan CJ Hood

19.30 The Worldbuilder of Bayreuth: Orcus Wagner – Philypocrite

20.00 Gesamtkuntswerk: The Total Artwork – Panama Hat & Nathan CJ Hood

21.00 Parsifal: Redemption through Love – Paul Krause & Nathan CJ Hood

22.15 Song to the Evening Star – Gifts Ungiven

22.30 Why Wagner is Important – Gifts Ungiven & Nathan CJ Hood