Wagner & Me Reviews

  • May 16, 2014

    Wagner's dark side leaves Fry, both a Jew and classical music fanatic, torn in his super-fandom of Wagner. In Wagner & Me Fry explores this conflict while visiting the sites of Wagner's greatest musical triumphs and discussing it with historians, musicians and family members.

    Wagner's dark side leaves Fry, both a Jew and classical music fanatic, torn in his super-fandom of Wagner. In Wagner & Me Fry explores this conflict while visiting the sites of Wagner's greatest musical triumphs and discussing it with historians, musicians and family members.

  • Apr 10, 2014

    A wonderful introduction to Wagner's opera and his life's work.

    A wonderful introduction to Wagner's opera and his life's work.

  • Dec 30, 2012

    Anything with Stephen Fry is worth watching. This is a wonderful look at Wagner, his beautiful music, his place in history, and a gay, Jewish man's conflicted feelings over his love of music that has been associated with anti-antisemitism and the Nazis.

    Anything with Stephen Fry is worth watching. This is a wonderful look at Wagner, his beautiful music, his place in history, and a gay, Jewish man's conflicted feelings over his love of music that has been associated with anti-antisemitism and the Nazis.

  • Dec 11, 2012

    [?/12] Stephen Fry könnte von mir aus auch das Telefonbuch von Oer-Erkenschwick vortragen - es wäre trotzdem herzergreifend. :)

    [?/12] Stephen Fry könnte von mir aus auch das Telefonbuch von Oer-Erkenschwick vortragen - es wäre trotzdem herzergreifend. :)

  • Oct 28, 2012

    A pleasant little documentary about Wagner and the taint that Hitler's love of Wagner's music has stained it with for many. Could have been either more substantial or shorter, but Fry is always pleasant to "hang out with."

    A pleasant little documentary about Wagner and the taint that Hitler's love of Wagner's music has stained it with for many. Could have been either more substantial or shorter, but Fry is always pleasant to "hang out with."

  • Oct 21, 2012

    You can really feel Frey's passion for Wagner. I'm not sure I'm quite as big as he is in forgiving Wagner's anti-Semitic sentiments because the music is bigger than the man. The music came out of the man and the man was a card carrying nazi. Maybe he didn't kill anyone but hitter probably didn't physically kill anyone either.

    You can really feel Frey's passion for Wagner. I'm not sure I'm quite as big as he is in forgiving Wagner's anti-Semitic sentiments because the music is bigger than the man. The music came out of the man and the man was a card carrying nazi. Maybe he didn't kill anyone but hitter probably didn't physically kill anyone either.

  • Mar 02, 2011

    Not bad if you like Wagner. If not, bad.

    Not bad if you like Wagner. If not, bad.