John Edward Niles: Wagner and His Texts!

Thursday, April 27, 2017, 7:30 pm
Goethe-Institut
1990 K Street, NW, Suite 3 (enter on 20th Street, lower level)
Metro to Farragut West (Orange, Blue, and Silver Lines) or Farragut North (Red Line)

This lecture will explore the writings of Richard Wagner from a variety of perspectives, including Wagner in German, Wagner in translation, and the perils of the German language in Wagner.

John Edward Niles is a Board Member of WSWDC and a faculty member of the American Wagner Project, a collaboration with Dolora Zajick’s Institute for Young Dramatic Voices. For 12 years he was the Program Director of WSWDC’s Evelyn Lear and Thomas Stewart Emerging Singers Program. He has a Master of Music from the University of Cincinnati and a Bachelor of Arts from Carnegie Mellon University.

Free and open to the public, but reservations are required. RSVP online here or call 703-370-1923.