Above: Promotional graphic for the performance of The Ring of Power on February 20th, 2014.
THE RING OF POWER
Wagner vs. Tolkien: The Story Behind the Ring
A Classical Edge Presentation at the Jacobs Music Center's Copley Symphony Hall
The battle between good and evil bursts forth on the stage, as Nuvi Mehta delves into the myths underlying Richard Wagner’s "Ring Cycle" and J.R.R. Tolkien’s "The Lord of the Rings." Musical signatures of good and evil blaze through Wagner’s "The Ring Without Words."
WAGNER/MAAZEL: "The Ring Without Words" excerpts
SHORE: Music of "The Lord of the Rings" excerpts
Date: Thursday, February 20, 7:30pm