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information about the Society (which celebrated its 35th anniversary in 2012 and is the
largest in this continent), upcoming events, membership, excerpts from our
bimonthly publication Wagner Notes, our extensive catalogue of
Wagner-related books (with member discounts), and links to many other Wagner
organizations and institutions, please click on the buttons. A secure online
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Jan. 4, 2014 (Sat.), 3:00 p.m. Annual Holiday Recital. Sarah Heltzel, mezzo-soprano, and John Dominick, bass-baritone. DiMenna Center, 450 West 37th St. (between 9th & 10th Aves.), NYC. Click here to download and print the event flyer and reservation form. Click here to reserve online. Click here for Events page, for more details.
Jan. 10 (Fri.), 7:30 p.m. Interview with Stephanie Blythe. Acclaimed Met and international mezzo-soprano. Interview host: Ken Benson; reception to follow. At Liederkranz Foundation, 6 East 87th St., NYC. Free; for members only. No reservations needed. Flyer will be mailed and posted soon. Click here for Events page for details on this and all events.
Feb. 23 (Sun.), 3:00 p.m. "Russia at the Met." Boris Gasparov and Marian Burleigh-Motley. See Events page for details.
A Special Offer from The Metropolitan Opera:
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra receives Anton
Seidl Award from the Wagner Society of New York
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra concertmaster David Chan accepted the prestigious award from WSNY President Nathalie D. Wagner at a special ceremony on May 17. Many of the orchestra players attended, as did Met General Manager Peter Gelb. Read More
Wagner in the U.S. and Canada: 2012-2013.Click here for a comprehensive list of performances (and
performers, if known) of Wagner operas on these shores. The list will be
updated as new information is received. You don't have to go abroad to hear and
see great performances.
Bayreuth Ticket Allocation Issue
NO ALLOCATIONS TO WAGNER SOCIETIES IN 2013: a decision of the German federal government. For background: click here for a summary in the June 2012 issue of Wagner Notes.Go to the Special Topics page for an extended article in theFebruary 2012 issue of Wagner Notes. Click here for an update on WSNY's ticketing policies, click here.
New YouTube clips: Click here to view audio clips with photos from the
following March programs; both featured distinguished conductors discussing
Panel Discussion (complete) of Hilan Warshaw's Documentary, "Wagner's Jews" , September 24, 2013
Anton Seidl Award Presentation , May 17, 2013, to the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Wagner Society of New York
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