Das Rheingold begins…A gang of happily insane musicians today embark upon a quest to view all of Wagner’s Ring on DVD in one day. We’ve procured a projector and our hosts have been baking bread since 3 AM. We’ve got fruit, coffee, juice, junk food, veggies.
Episode one is the Gran Teatre del Opera Liceu conducted by Betrand de Billy.
Insane horn writing sets the tone- an immediate span of two octaves and a third begins the whole cycle.
The set looks amazing….