We've just put up on our sidebar the link to a new Featured Past Post titled "Appalling Reality: A Summing Up". Do have a look. Pull Quote:
Beginning some 43 years ago something went horribly wrong at Bayreuth, the one place in the world where Werktreue Wagner ought to be heard and seen as a matter of course and of principle. A malignancy began growing there which in the past ten or so years has developed into a Stage IV terminal case.... And that malignancy has a name. It's called Regietheater.