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Coffee over Wagner 咖啡☕️+瓦格纳


Some years ago I had the opportunity to attend the prestigious Bayreuth Festival, an annual performance season for operas by the 19th-century German composer Richard Wagner. As reported by the NY Times, the tickets are extremely difficult to obtain, but I was lucky (through a German friend) to get tickets to two operas. Before my trip, my adopted German family sent me this book “Wagner Operas,” not at all an easy read to be frank. Yet I gave it a try with the help of a strong coffee in a camera-lens cup.

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