The relationship between a composer and his benefactor can be complicated. But none seemingly more complicated than that of Wagner and King Ludwig II. Why would a king show up disguised on a composer’s doorstep? Did King Ludwig’s obsession extend beyond just Wagner’s music? Lies and heartache riddle this story against the backdrop of the creation of Wagner’s thrilling Ring Cycle.
Event begins at 8:15PM
Presented by: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Featured Artist(s): Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
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