Bayreuth Germany; august 2013; Frank Listz house, close to Richard Wagner´s house.The Bayreuth Festival is dedicated exclusively to representing the music dramas of Richard Wagner, who founded it in 1876. Since then, there have been year after year almost uninterrupted different editions of the festival, which takes place in summer, representing ten of the German composer's music dramas. Since its founding, the Festival has been in charge of a family member Wagner, being the current chief executive Wolfgang Wagner, grandson of musician.
Every summer Bayreuth becomes the reference point Wagnerian world, and the waiting list to attend any of the performances that take place there is several años.En 70,000 people live Bayreuth Festival and has 30 functions with nearly 2,000 people function. So there are nearly 60,000 people coming in 5 weeks to see the operas.