In the Interview: Opera Director Katharina Wagner
9.2012 DW Wagner 200 Katharina Wagner
Nike Wagner, the great granddaughter of Richard Wagner, became the new director of the Beethoven Festival in Bonn this year. Before that, the 68-year-old spent 10 years heading up the Weimar Art Festival.
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Big names, four Beethoven cycles, top young conductors, classical stars and new music will shape the 2014 Beethovenfest. In September, Bonn is set to celebrate the city’s famous son with some 60 events.
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