In the Interview: Opera Director Katharina Wagner
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Richard Strauss was hailed as a leading avant-gardist and demonized as a reactionary. But that didn’t affect his success: He’s still seen as one of the most important composers of the late 19th and early 20th Centuries.
The Ulm Minster is 125 years old on May 31. The town on the Danube will celebrate the church with the "Ulmer Weitblick" - a 1.8 million euro cultural program.
Mention NATO and European commitment these days and it's like a red rag. Now, as Richard Gowan writes, Europe is also coming in for flak for its failure to take UN deployments seriously.
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