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10-Oct-2013

Wagner in Eisenach

To mark the bicentenary of Richard Wagner's birth, Wartburg Castle in Eisenach is hosting an exhibition on the background to his opera 'Tannenhäuser and the Singers' Contest'. Running until 31 March 2014, it explores different aspects of the opera and its history, as well as taking a look at modern-day performances.

There is another opportunity to see exhibits on the life and legacy of Richard Wagner at Eisenach Palace: the 'Wagneriana in Eisenach' exhibition, on until 3 November 2013, features 800 photographs of theatres, stage sets and performers as well as rarities and treasures from Wagner collections.