About this event
Wagner's stage directions are notorious: giant dragons; underwater singing; horses on stage; storms; destruction by raging fires. Designer Peter Mumford and Dr John Snelson of the ROH discuss the solutions available to 21st century artists and some famous 19th and 20th century stagings. Presented by Anne McElvoy and including readings by David Rintoul. Guests include Philip Hoare, Jamila Gavin and Elizabeth Gray.
Recorded in front of an audience at the Royal College of Music as part of this year's Proms Plus events.
Watch and listen to music by Wagner from the Proms.