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    Ep. 152: Wagner Across Borders, Part 4 with Matthew Timmermans

    Ep. 152: Wagner Across Borders, Part 4 with Matthew Timmermans

    Despite their contempt for the unruly musical ideas of Richard Wagner, many connections can be made between the works of both Tchaikovsky and Janáček with Wagnerian ideas. On this episode of the Metropolitan Opera Guild Podcast, lecturer and musicologist Matthew Timmermans concludes our “Wagner Across Borders” series with an exploration of Slavic-Wagnerian connections.

    • 1h 9 min
    Ep. 151: Wagner Across Borders, Part 3 with Matthew Timmermans

    Ep. 151: Wagner Across Borders, Part 3 with Matthew Timmermans

    Just as Massenet was accused of being a Wagnerian in France, so too was Puccini in Italy. From Wagnerian-sized voices to a complex orchestral sound, Wagner’s influence can be heard throughout the canon of Italian opera, but nowhere more so than in the work of Puccini. In this episode of the Metropolitan Opera Guild Podcast, lecturer and musicologist Matthew Timmermans explores the influence of Wagnerian ideas across Puccini's output.

    • 1h 6 min
    Ep. 150: Der fliegende Holländer with Victoria Bond

    Ep. 150: Der fliegende Holländer with Victoria Bond

    Wagner’s tale of the cursed sea captain and the love of a faithful maiden has captivated audiences since its premiere in 1843. On this episode of the Metropolitan Opera Guild Podcast, lecturer, composer, and conductor Victoria Bond discusses the musical genius of Wagner and the power of love in DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER.

    • 1h 1m
    Ep. 149: Agrippina with Victoria Bond

    Ep. 149: Agrippina with Victoria Bond

    Filled with familiar figures from ancient Rome, Handel creates a comedic and lighthearted score to accompany a story with some pretty sinister sub-themes. Sir David McVicar’s production of Agrippina brings this balance of darkness and light to audiences at the Met for the very first time! On this episode of the Metropolitan Opera Guild Podcast, lecturer, composer, and conductor, Victoria Bond takes a closer look at this baroque masterpiece.

    • 57 min
    Ep. 148: Wagner Across Borders, Part 2 with Matthew Timmermans

    Ep. 148: Wagner Across Borders, Part 2 with Matthew Timmermans

    French grand opera was lavish and spectacular – and in many ways, the antithesis Wagner’s operatic ideals. Yet Wagner is often mentioned as a major influence in the work of French Grand Opera master, Jules Massenet. What is the common ground to be found between these two compositional giants? In this episode of the Metropolitan Opera Guild Podcast, lecturer and musicologist Matthew Timmermans guides us through the Wagnerian influences in Massenet’s masterworks.

    • 1h 10 min
    Ep. 147: Wagner Across Borders, Part 1 with Matthew Timmermans

    Ep. 147: Wagner Across Borders, Part 1 with Matthew Timmermans

    This episode of The Metropolitan Opera Guild Podcast begins with an exploration of Wagner's DER FLIEGENDE HÖLLANDER and examines how later German composers responded to Wagner’s new perspective on operatic performance. In the first of a four-part series, musicologist and lecturer Matthew Timmermans guides us through the transformative influence of Wagner’s musical ideas.

    • 1h 1m

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