Wagner: A Composer Fit for a King - Off The Cuff
Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.
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Marin Alsop, conductor
Didi Balle, writer and director
Excerpts from various works
The relationship between a composer and his benefactor can be complicated. But none seemingly more complicated than that of Wagner and King Ludwig II. Why would a king show up disguised on a composer’s doorstep? Did King Ludwig’s obsession extend beyond just Wagner’s music? Lies and heartache riddle this story against the backdrop of the creation of Wagner’s thrilling