Wagner & Me (2010) Teaser Trailer
Teaser trailer for the documentary Wagner & Me.
Stephen Fry explores his passion for the world’s most controversial composer. But Stephen is Jewish, and lost family in the Holocaust - can he salvage Richard Wagner’s music from its dark associations with anti-semitism and Hitler?
Stephen’s quest unfolds against the backdrop of the annual Wagner festival in Bayreuth, southern Germany. Granted unique access to this legendary arts institution, he eavesdrops on rehearsals and discovers its backstage secrets. He also explores the other landmarks of Wagner’s extraordinary career in Germany, Switzerland and Russia.