Another time, we went to Mannheim and attended a shivaree-- otherwise an opera--the one called "Lohengrin
." The banging and slamming and booming and crashing were something beyond belief.
It was only that afternoon that May Welland had let him guess that she "cared" (New York's consecrated phrase of maiden avowal), and already his imagination, leaping ahead of the engagement ring, the betrothal kiss and the march from Lohengrin
, pictured her at his side in some scene of old European witchery.
"Yes; it was at dear Lohengrin
. I like Wagner's music better than anybody's.
Then, to mark 200 years since Wagner's birth, there's a new production of his romantic opera Lohengrin
4, 1976 broadcast with Rene Kollo as Lohengrin
and Pilar Loren-gar as Else.
The first half was devoted to Wagner, including the Prelude to Die Meistersinger and through the Prelude to Lohengrin
, Act III to Hymn of the Evening Star from Tannahauser, among others.
Eishin Preston, winner of the World Series' Queen Elizabeth II Cup at Sha Tin for the last two years, was one place back in fourth, but Prix du Moulin second Lohengrin
flopped, finishing only 13th of 18 runners.
The Latvian was appointed in 2008 and has created many memorable performances such as Wagner's Lohengrin
and the 50th Anniversary performance of Britten's War Requiem in Coventry Cathedral alongside internationally acclaimed recordings.
Thomas Rowlands as Gottfried and Peter Wedd as Lohengrin
in theWelsh National Opera's classic tale of good versus evil
Which South African tennis player was between Parsifal and Lohengrin
? renowned for the white cap he always wore 3.
The evening was begun with Wagner's Prelude to Act III of Lohengrin
, which was short, sharp and gave us an indication of what was to come.
There was plenty of buzz and booing at this year's Bayreuth Festival, both feeding off each other for Hans Neuenfels's new, rat-infested production of Lohengrin