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U.S. Book Launch of Wagnerism

September 17, 2020

The Wagner Society of New York and Powerhouse Arena book store presented the Official U.S. Launch of Wagnerism: Art and Politics in the Shadow of Music by Alex Ross in Conversation with A.O. Scott on Monday, September 14. WSNY was represented by Scott Carlton, the Society’s Director of Singer’s Programs.

About the Book: Alex Ross, renowned New Yorker music critic and author of the international bestseller and Pulitzer Prize finalist The Rest Is Noise, reveals how Richard Wagner became the proving ground for modern art and politics—an aesthetic war zone where the Western world wrestled with its capacity for beauty and violence.

Alex Ross’s Wagnerism Audiovisual companion is online here.

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September 17, 2020
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