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  Bayreuth keep its head as Valkyries compete for festival’s leading role - Times Online
Since the death of the composer the festival, on the so-called “Green Hill” of Bayreuth, in Bavaria, has been managed by a member of the clan.
Jürgen Flimm, the theatre and opera director, has already identified Mr Wagner’s wife, Gudrun, 63, as the real puppet-master of the Wagner festival — and it is she who is determined to put her daughter Katharina in charge.
It is known that the federal and the Bavarian governments agree.
www.timesonline.co.uk /tol/arts_and_entertainment/music/article2821271.ece   (998 words)

  Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Bayreuth   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bayreuth is a town in northern Bavaria, Germany, on the Red Main river in a valley between the Frankish Alb and the Fichtelgebirge.
In 1975 the Bayreuth University was founded and largely contributed to the further growth of the town.
To the north of Bayreuth is the Bayreuth Festspielhaus, an opera house specially constructed for the performance of Wagner's operas.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Bayreuth   (520 words)

 Learn more about Bayreuth Festspielhaus in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It was designed and built under Wagner's supervision, and its construction principally funded by King Ludwig II of Bavaria.
The Festspielhaus is the venue of the annual Richard Wagner Festival, during which Wagner's operas, such as The Ring of the Nibelung and Parsifal, are given on a repertory basis.
Bibliography: Spotts, Frederic, Bayreuth: A History of the Wagner Festival, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1994.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /b/ba/bayreuth_festspielhaus.html   (255 words)

 Bayreuther Festspiele
Bayreuth was also preferable to Nuremberg, because apart from Jean Paul and its baroque architecture, there was nothing that could compete with the fruits of Wagnerism.
If the Wagner theatre were established in Bayreuth, it would stand at the geographical heart of Germany, and people from all over Germany could make pilgrimages to the fountain of their spiritual rebirth.
The proposal was to build a large Festspielhaus in Bayreuth by the summer of 1873, when the opera-house would be opened with a performance of The Ring of the Nibelung.
users.utu.fi /hansalmi/bayreuth.html   (2596 words)

 Bayreuth Adventure Travel - Bayreuth Travel Guide
Bayreuth lies in a wide valley on the upper basin of the Roter Main River.
In the Middle Ages, Bayreuth became the property of the Hohenzollerns and grew into one of the leading centers of this part of Germany.
Bayreuth is forever associated with Richard Wagner (1813-83).
away.com /destination-overview/Bayreuth-314141-travel-guide.html   (371 words)

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The Bayreuth Festspielhaus (German: "Bayreuth Festival House") is an opera house located north of the town of Bayreuth in Germany, dedicated to performing the operas of Richard Wagner.
The festival draws thousands of opera fans to Bayreuth every August.
It is very difficult to get tickets, because demand greatly exceeds supply; the waiting list usually takes seven or eight years.
wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/b/ba/bayreuth_festspielhaus.html   (156 words)

 Historic Opera -  Bayreuth Opera Singers 1
Bayreuther Bühnen-Festspiele: Although singers in Bayreuth appeared in earlier composite postcards (see Bayreuth - Composite Postcards), the Bayreuth postcards on this page are the earliest dedicated solely to singers at the Festivals.
He trained at the Bayreuth School under Julius Kniese and made his stage debut (1894) at the Bayreuth Festival in a small role.
I have been singing this year in Dresden and Bayreuth, and I have a splendid offer from Dresden for a five years' contract, but naturally I want to sing in my native country, and before closing I am hoping that negotiations with Mr.
www.historicopera.com /jbayreuth1_page.htm   (1315 words)

 classical music - andante - wagnerians outraged by hiring of radical stage directors at bayreuth
Some Wagner devotees are outraged by the Bayreuth Festival's decision to place two major productions in the hands of directors known for using explicit sex and left-wing political themes in their stagings, the Telegraph of London reports.
But Wagner fans, many of whom consider Bayreuth to be the guardian of a conservative performance tradition, have been complaining about the decisions.
The writer, dramaturge and great-granddaughter of Richard Wagner talks about her hopes for the Bayreuth Festival, the upcoming Ring cycle at the Bavarian State Opera in Munich and the work of her father, the legendary stage director Wieland Wagner.
www.andante.com /Article/article.cfm?id=21544   (404 words)

 Bayreuth, Germany  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Founded in the mid-12th cent., Bayreuth belonged to a branch of the Hohenzollern family from 1248 to 1791, when it was annexed by Prussia.
It was taken by France in 1807 and passed to Bavaria in 1810.
Wagner and Franz Liszt are buried in Bayreuth.
www.galenfrysinger.com /bayreuth.htm   (109 words)

 Bayreuth - das gemeinsame Internetportal der Stadt Bayreuth und des Nordbayerischen Kurier
Die Stadt Bayreuth geht in ihrer Integrationspolitik neue Wege und verstärkt die individuelle Betreuung von...
Städtische Delegation besucht das Bayreuther Textilunternehmen SR Webatex: Das Traditionsunternehmen...
Wichtiger Ansiedlungserfolg für den Standort Bayreuth: Das Schweizer Unternehmen MTS wird in der Wagnerstadt...
www.bayreuth.de   (217 words)

 Wagner Operas -- Bayreuth Festival and Webcasts
The festival that takes place at Bayreuth every summer is a mixture of time-honored tradition and adventuresome experimentation.
It is a great Bayreuth tradition, and the magnificent playing gives you a hint of what you will hear inside.
Interestingly, Richard Wagner did not specify a fanfare for Der fliegende Holländer, therefore before the start of this one act work, a motive from the opening of the overture is used as a fanfare.
www.wagneroperas.com /indexwagnerbayreuth.html   (389 words)

 Tourism > Tourist-Information
The biggest city in Upper Franconia is today a modern university and conference town, has a strong economy and is well on its way to be the high tech centre of the region.
Bayreuth is the gateway to the Fichtel Mountains and the romantic Fränkische Schweiz, it is easily reached by car on the national motorways (Autobahn) A 9 and A 70.
International connections are ensured by several airlines with daily flights from different cities to Nuremberg and hourly connections by train to Bayreuth.
www.bayreuth.de /english/tourist_information_357.html   (317 words)

 CBC Arts - CBC Arts: Bayreuth Wagner fest draws cheers at opening
The Bayreuth Music Festival, the popular event celebrating the works of Richard Wagner, opened to applause Monday with a strong performance of Tristan und Isolde.
The packed audience included German President Horst Köhler, Portuguese President Jorge Sampaio, Croatian Prime Minister Ivo Sanader, Bayreuth director Wolfgang Wagner, the 85-year-old grandson of the German composer, and his daughter, Katharina Wagner, who is reportedly being groomed to lead the festival.
Bayreuth is where Wagner himself first staged his epic four-part Ring Cycle in 1876.
cbc.ca /story/arts/national/2005/07/26/Arts/bayreuth050726.html?print   (403 words)

 Universität Bayreuth
Wieder ein großer Erfolg für einen Bayreuther Nachwuchswissenschaftler: Für seine geowissenschaftlichen Arbeiten zur Evolution von Magmen und zur Entstehung von Erzlagerstätten erhält Dr. David Dolejš, Wissenschaftler am Bayerischen Geoinstitut der Universität Bayreuth, den renommierten Albert-Maucher-Preis der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG).
Das IWALEWA-Haus, das Afrika-Zentrum der Universität Bayreuth, zeigt drei neue Ausstellungen: "Blickfang Kanga – Tüchermode aus Ostafrika", "Agora Luanda" und "Angolas Kinder".
Universität Bayreuth, 95440 Bayreuth, Lieferanschrift: Universitätsstraße 30, 95447 Bayreuth
www.uni-bayreuth.de   (152 words)

 PlaybillArts: News: Bayreuth Festival Receives 492,000 Ticket Requests
Opera houses often need to resort to elaborate marketing campaigns to sell tickets, but not the Bayreuth festival, for which tickets are famously difficult to obtain.
Requests must be made in writing; the Bayreuth website, which is entirely in German, warns not to email or fax.
Bayreuth's new production of Wagner's epic Ring cycle will be the first opera 80-year-old German director and playwright Tankred Dorst has directed.
www.playbillarts.com /news/article/4583.html   (400 words)

 Bayreuth Festival. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
In about 1851, Wagner began to visualize a festival theater that would be devoted to the performance of great German works for the theater.
In 1876 the Wagner Festival Theatre (the Festspielhaus) was completed at Bayreuth, and the first festival took place.
Planned by Wagner himself, the Festspielhaus is an amphitheater with many notable features, including a sunken, covered orchestra pit and unusually fine acoustics.
www.bartleby.com /65/ba/BayruthFes.html   (177 words)

 Car Rental Bayreuth with Auto Europe
Most famous for being the hometown of Wagner, one of the world's greatest composers, Bayreuth is a great destination for music lovers and also makes a great base for travel further afield.
Auto Europe offers several pick-up locations and a large rental car fleet, so finding a car rental in Bayreuth is both easy and economical.
Bayreuth concerns itself with all things Wagner, and to enhance this subject the town offers guests the chance to see an opera at the largest Baroque stage in Europe.
www.autoeurope.com /car-rental/Bayreuth-rental-guide.cfm   (421 words)

 The Bayreuth Festival celebrates its 125th anniversary   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A cheerless provincial town in a remote corner of northern Bavaria, Bayreuth had been led to expect a brilliant future after Germany's reunification in 1990.
None of this has materialized, however, and Bayreuth remains known today for what has made it famous to millions of people all over the world: for the Richard Wagner Festival held every summer in Wagner's own specially designed "Festspielhaus", or Festival Hall.
As the Bayreuth Festival's exclusive video partner for many years now, Unitel has documented all the most striking and controversial productions held there since the "Centennial Ring" of Pierre Boulez and Patrice Chéreau.
www.unitel.de /uhilites/010801.htm   (586 words)

 classical music - andante - rock legend patti smith goes to bayreuth festival - as journalist
US rock legend Patti Smith covered this year's Bayreuth Festival for the high-brow German weekly Die Zeit, she said Saturday [July 30].
Smith, a star of the New York punk scene in the 1970s and 1980s, said she had been asked by Die Zeit to write about the legendary month-long summer musical festival dedicated exclusively to the works of Richard Wagner (1813–1883).
And Smith also liked the cooking in and around the Festspielhaus, the opera house built to the composer's designs, she said.
www.andante.com /article/article.cfm?id=25796   (273 words)

 bayreuth home preview
BBC Bayreuth, unbeaten on the road, crunched MTV Kronberg 94-72 Saturday night in Bayreuth.
Bayreuth's attack revolves around skilled playmaker LyRyan Russell, a ballskilled, fast guard who was one of the league's most productive players last season with the Langen Giraffes.
With Tetzner and Hanel, Bayreuth likes to play an undersized lineup allowing them to run the floor and get good perimeter production from their four men.
www.taylorhoops.com /bayreuthhomepreview.htm   (1074 words)

 BAYREUTH HOTELS: Best Hotel Rates, Bayreuth, Germany   (Site not responding. Last check: )
There's a museum in town dedicated to the composer who made Bayreuth famous-Richard Wagner.
Every year, from the end of July and throughout August, the Bayreuth Festival pays homage to Wagner by presenting his various operas.
Bayreuth Festival, Richard Wagner Museum, Opera House, New Palace, Schloss Erenntage.
www.ehi.com /travel/ehi/germany/bayreuth.html   (58 words)

 Haus Bayreuth : Haus-Gesuche in Bayreuth - WG-Gesucht.de   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Viel Erfolg bei der Mieter-Suche für Ihr Haus in Bayreuth wünscht Ihnen Ihr WG-Gesucht.de!
Sie suchen ein ganzes Haus in Bayreuth zur Miete, dann geben Sie einfach unter "Gesuch aufgeben" ein kostenloses Immobilien-Gesuch auf.
Viel Erfolg bei der Immobiliensuche in Bayreuth wünscht Ihnen Ihr WG-Gesucht.de!
www.wg-gesucht.de /haeuser-in-Bayreuth-gesucht.   (121 words)

 Bayreuth Travel Guides And Travel Reservations   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Making your hotel reservation in Bayreuth Germany is easy enough, but getting travel information and facts about what to do once you are here, is not always that easy.
Therefore we are offering you a window of opportunities that you can scan through in your search for activities and other to-do's in or near Bayreuth in Germany.
*Not all cities are yet incorporated in our Travel Guides, but you should be able to find something to do in or near Bayreuth, since there are more than 5300 cities incorporated in the Travel Guides.
www.travel-4-fun.com /worldwide-cities/bayreuth-DE.htm   (203 words)

 Bayreuth, Germany
Bayreuth lies in the wide valley of the Roter Main between the Fichtelgebirge and the "Franconian Switzerland".
Festival Opera House (Festspielhaus) erected in the 1870s by Richard Wagner in Bayreuth.
Unauthorized duplication in part or whole without prior written consent prohibited by law.
www.planetware.com /germany/bayreuth-d-ba-bay.htm   (99 words)

 Bayreuth |Stadt Bayreuth Info| Die Festspielstadt und Universitätsstadt Bayreuth stellt sich vor. Sehenswürdigkeiten, ...
Hochkarätiges Kulturprogramm in den Jahren 2008 und 2009 - Bayreuth rüstet sich fürs Wilhelmine-Doppeljubiläum
Unter der Regentschaft von Markgräfin Wilhelmine erlebte das markgräfliche Bayreuth seine prunkvollsten Tage und machte als eine der glänzendsten Residenzen Deutschlands auf sich aufmerksam.
In Bayreuth gibt es eine Vielzahl an Gastronomen, die gerade Gruppen gerne zu ihren Gästen zählen und natürlich auch die Voraussetzungen dafür erfüllen, um die Gruppe gut zu bewirten.
www.bayreuth.bayern-online.de   (684 words)

 Festspiele.de : das Fenster zur Klassik
Alle Welt schaut nach Bayreuth, aber heute (noch) keine Entscheidung über Festspielnachfolge
Nordbayerischer Kurier GmbH and Co - Zeitungsverlag KG Bayreuth
Design, Umsetzung und CMS: TMT TeleService GmbH and Co. KG
www.festspiele.de   (92 words)

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