Thursday, August 11, 2011
Above is Wahnfried, Wagner's house. Unfortunately it's closed at present, undergoing restoration for the big anniversary year in 2013. The back may look more familiar:
Wagner windows from Bayreuth last year. I saw many of the same ones (I'm sure they haul out the same Wagneriana every year), but I also saw this, in case you have a wound that just will not heal:
While in town, don't miss the other opera house, the spectacular 18th-century Markgräfliches Opernhaus.
the ROH production of Adriana Lecouvreur.
But it's mostly a Wagner town, as evidenced by the street names.