Technical glitch & boos kick-off Wagner fest

Technical glitch & boos kick-off Wagner fest

The opening night Friday of the world-famous Bayreuth Festival, the month-long summer opera extravaganza dedicated to the works of Richard Wagner, was halted for nearly an hour due to a technical hitch while fans were not impressed with the modern take of "Tannhäuser".

Wagner festival opens with glitzy gala

Wagner festival opens with glitzy gala

Bayreuth Festival to open with new ‘Lohengrin’ production

Bayreuth Festival to open with new ‘Lohengrin’ production

Former Bayreuth Festival director Wolfgang Wagner dies

Former Bayreuth Festival director Wolfgang Wagner dies