Have you ever thought that Wagner’s hero, Siegmund from The Valkyrie has a lot in common with our own Superman? Dr. Glenn Winters, Community Outreach Musical Director for Virginia Opera, shows us how Wagner’s operas influenced a lot of American legends. From magic swords to lightsabers, from The Valkyrie to Star Wars, Dr. Winters has a lot of fun with Wagner. Virginia Opera’s The Valkyrie is at George Mason University Center for the Arts, Friday February 18 at 8 and Sunday, February 20 at 2 pm.
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