Richard Wagner

The Role of Music in Wagner’s ‘Lohengrin’: A Look at the Composer’s Innovative Techniques

“Lohengrin” is a German opera in three acts, composed and written by Richard Wagner. It was first performed in 1850 in Weimar and is based on a medieval German legend. The opera is considered one of Wagner’s masterpieces and is known for its sweeping orchestrations, soaring melodies, and powerful vocal performances. The opera tells the… Read More

Featured composer: Richard Wagner

Wilhelm Richard Wagner (Richard Wagner), born May 22, 1813 and died February 13, 1883, was a German conductor, polemicist, dramatic composer and theorist. Wagner had a revolutionary influence over the course of Western music. Unique to most opera composers is the fact that Wagner wrote both the libretto and music for each of his stage… Read More