Philippe Auguin: Wagner, Flaubert, and Proust

Thursday, March 2, 2017, 7:30 pm
Goethe-Institut
1990 K Street, NW, Suite 3 (enter on 20th Street, lower level)
Metro to Farragut West (Orange, Blue, and Silver Lines) or Farragut North (Red Line)

This lecture will explore the relationship between the works of Richard Wagner and the writings of influential French novelists Gustave Flaubert and Marcel Proust.

Among the most sought-after conductors of his generation, Maestro Philippe Auguin has led an extraordinary career conducting masterworks in the most prestigious opera houses and with orchestras around the world. He is the Music Director of the Washington National Opera (WNO) and the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

Free and open to the public, but reservations are required. RSVP online here or call 703-370-1923.