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Wagner 200th Anniversary Celebration
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The National Philharmonic
The Music Center at Strathmore
5301 Tuckerman Lane

North Bethesda MD
June 1, 2013
8:00 PM
Wagner 200th Anniversary Celebration

Piotr Gajewski, conductor

Attention Wagner novices and aficionados alike! Enjoy selections from each of Richard Wagner's 10 best-known operas to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the composer's birth. Highlights include the Overture to The Flying Dutchman, an opera about redemption through love; Ride of the Valkyries from Die Walküre, heard in many popular movies and commercials; the stirring curtain-raiser Prelude to Die Meistersinger; and the intense Prelude and Liebestod ("Love-
Death") from Wagner's vaunted music-drama about the immortal lovers, Tristan and Isolde.

Wagner The Flying Dutchman Overture
Tannhäuser Prelude to Act III
Parsifal Good Friday Spell
Das Rheingold Entry of the Gods into Valhalla
Die Walküre Ride of the Valkyries
Die Meistersinger Prelude
Siegfried Forest Murmurs
Götterdämmerung Siegfried's Funeral Music
Lohengrin Prelude to Act III
Tristan and Isolde Prelude and Liebestod ("Love-Death")

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