An Insider's Guide to Parsifal: videos, audio previews, articles, and more.

Watch our video trailer (above).


Watch a preview with general director Anthony Freud, music director Sir Andrew Davis, and creative consultant Renée Fleming (above).

Read the plot synopsis.

Read an interview with internationally renowned director John Caird HERE.


Richard Wagner’s final opera achieves something possible with only the greatest works of art: as baritone Thomas Hampson says, “it invigorates our inner life as human beings.” The opera returns to Lyric this season...READ COMPLETE ARTICLE 

Parsifal Audio Preview

Recordings used by permission of EMI Classics.


Parsifal Commentary

by Richard Wagner

© 2013/14 Lyric Opera Commentaries 

Original sound recordings of musical excerpts used by permission of EMI Classics. All rights reserved. Post-production services provided by Mark Travis, Producer.

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Parsifal Discovery Series

Parsifal is an enigmatic work by the greatest of all German opera composers. Join John Caird, the director of this new production, set designer Johan Engels, and Lyric Opera dramaturg Roger Pines for a discussion of Wagner’s last opera.

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