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A way with words: Independence's Maryfrances Wagner is Missouri's new poet laureate

The Rolla Daily News 30 Jul 2021
Maryfrances Wagner says she knew early in life that she wanted to teach ... “My mother used to write little poems and would put them in our lunch boxes or our bag when we traveled, usually about events or nature,” said Wagner, a longtime Independence resident ... To do that, Wagner told The Examiner she plans to put on her teaching hat.
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Cailin Marcel Manson

The Keene Sentinel 30 Jul 2021
His impressive vocal talent was known about him from an early age much more so than it was known by him. The Keene Chorale Music Director Cailin Marcel Manson is a 2021 Ewing Arts Award honoree in the Performing Arts category ... He serves on the boards of Choral Arts New England, the Wagner in Vermont Festival, and the Gift Passion Purpose Project ... .
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Why the Wagner festival is a mythical experience

Deutsche Welle 29 Jul 2021
Wagner fans travel go to great lengths to attend the Bayreuth Festival. The composer himself contributed to building the myth surrounding his opera festival ... .
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The Wagner festival: Why it is mythical

Deutsche Welle 29 Jul 2021
Wagner fans go to great lengths to attend the Bayreuth event. The composer himself contributed to building the myth surrounding his opera festival ... .
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Stimulus Money Finally Rolls Into Indie, Louisville Music Venues, But Some Still Wait

LEO Weekly 28 Jul 2021
It’s not a huge festival like Forecastle or anything like that, but the expenses are still there, and we know that every other business is struggling just as much, if not more, as we are, so asking for sponsorship, we know we can’t rely on it as much as we have in the past,” Wagner said.
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Tickets selling fast for the return of Maha Festival after a year off

Omaha World-Herald 28 Jul 2021
Check out the full lineup for the return of Maha festival ... The outdoor festival runs from 2 p.m ... To allow for social distancing, the festival will be a sell-out when ticket sales reach 70% of the venue’s capacity ... Cady Wagner and Brandion Olsen, both of Salix, Iowa, watch as Frontier Ruckus performs at the Maha Music Festival in 2012.
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Bayreuth’s Wagner festival opens with 1st female conductor

Federal News Radio 27 Jul 2021
Oksana Lyniv won enthusiastic applause after conducting Richard Wagner’s “Flying Dutchman” at Bayreuth’s Festspielhaus on Sunday, news agency dpa reported ... Festival director Katharina Wagner said that there weren’t that many female conductors in the past, and that it takes courage to learn to conduct.
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Lyniv 1st woman conductor at Bayreuth festival

Shenzhen Daily 27 Jul 2021
Lyniv, 43, from Ukraine, opened the festival dedicated to the works of Richard Wagner by conducting a new production of “The Flying Dutchman” directed by Dmitri Tcherniakov ... Asked last week how she felt about her appearance at the festival, Lyniv told the Berliner Zeitung newspaper.
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Women lead at the Bayreuth Festival

Deutsche Welle 27 Jul 2021
The festival opened with an electrifying staging of Richard Wagner's "The Flying Dutchman," with singer Asmik Grigorian and conductor Oksana Lyniv outshining the men ... .
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Bayreuth's Wagner festival opens with 1st female conductor

Midland Daily News 26 Jul 2021
Oksana Lyniv won enthusiastic applause after conducting Richard Wagner's “Flying Dutchman” at Bayreuth's Festspielhaus on Sunday, news agency dpa reported ... Festival director Katharina Wagner said that there weren't that many female conductors in the past, and that it takes courage to learn to conduct.
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Bayreuth’s Wagner festival in need of god after star quits opera

The Times/The Sunday Times 26 Jul 2021
The Wagner festival in Bayreuth, one of Germany’s most august classical music events, has three days to find itself a new king of the gods after one ...
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Oksana Lyniv is first female conductor to open Bayreuth festival

The Observer 26 Jul 2021
... Wagner’s Flying Dutchman ... Katharina Wagner, the great-granddaughter of Richard Wagner, and the festival’s outgoing director, said there had been few female conductors in the past to choose from, but that Lyniv represented a new generation “courageous enough” to learn to conduct.
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Review: At Wagner’s Festival, a ‘Dutchman’ Never Sails

New York Times 26 Jul 2021
With neither ship nor sea, Dmitri Tcherniakov’s new Bayreuth Festival staging recasts the opera as a tale of violent revenge ... .
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Bayreuth opera festival returns with first woman conductor calling the tune

Belfast Telegraph 26 Jul 2021
The annual Bayreuth opera festival has returned after a one-year break forced by the coronavirus pandemic, with a woman conducting for the first time in the 145-year history of the event ... Festival director Katharina Wagner said that there were not that many female conductors in the past, and that it takes courage to learn to conduct.
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Flying Dutchman review— Bayreuth is back with Wagner that plays by Covid rules

The Times/The Sunday Times 26 Jul 2021
Finally, late in the day, nervous city authorities approved the first Wagner Festival since 2019 on half capacity crowds and other, harsher restrictions ...
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