Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Audio Introduction to DAS RHEINGOLD

Photo by Michael BakerI'm Jonathan Dean, translator of English captions for Seattle Opera and a big fan of both the beautiful Pacific Northwest and the music of Richard Wagner. I'll be giving lectures in McCaw Hall before each performance this summer, and have created a series of audio trailers so you can find out what my "Overtures to the Opera" will be like. You can download these as podcasts at the iTunes Store, or listen to them on this blog over the next couple of days.

Here's my 5 and a 1/2-minute trailer for Das Rheingold: