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This time artist Ottmar Hörl merchandises his plastic-Wagners for 300 euros.
In the back the venerable Festspielhaus (©BZ).
I know that the Brits and the French particularly adore Richard's music as typically German or should I rather write Teutonic. They pay a fortune to sit in the Bayreuth Festival Theater (Festspielhaus) on the Green Hill without air conditioning on wooden seats. Yesterday with temperatures approaching 40 degrees centigrade they devoutly listened to The Flying Dutchman together with Germany's high society.
|From left to right: Bayreuth's Oberbürgermeister Brigitte Merk-Erbe, |
Bundespräsident Joachim Gauck, Bundeskanzlerin Angela Merkel and
Ministerpräsident Horst Seehofer in front of Richard Wagner's birthday cake (©DPA).