Posted February 21, 2014
Posted February 21, 2013
Eva Wagner-Pasquier, great granddaughter of Richard Wagner, will not renew her contract with the Bayreuth Festival next year. Wagner-Pasquier, who will be 70 next year, will step down as co-director of the Festival but will remain an advisor.
Eva Wagner-Pasquier did not give any reason for her decision.
Eva Wagner-Pasquier worked in music, film and opera management for her whole career. She served as the assistant to Wolfgang Wagner at the Bayreuth Festival since 1967. She was responsible for casting the Patrice Chereau Ring. Outside the Festival she worked for as an executive at Unitel Films. She served in different capacities for many opera companies including Royal Opera House, Vienna Staatsoper and Opera Bastille. Here is her extensive resume:
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