Welcome to the Wagner Society of New York
1977-2017! Forty years and counting! We will
announce celebrations for this anniversary year during the season.
40th anniversary season of the Wagner Society of New York!
Review of The Flying Dutchman: A Wagner First in Singapore, by Andrea Buchanan: click on Wagner Notes button (reprinted from the Dec. 2016 issue). We congratulate the Richard Wagner Association of Singapore on their achievement in producing the first Wagner opera ever performed in Singapore.
Bayreuth rebroadcasts can befound here: http://www.operacast.com/bayreuth_2016.htm Many performances are rebroadcast for a period of time after the festival dates.
MEMBERSHIP: Join or renew now and obtain many member benefits, including opportunities for group sales. Membership year: Sept. 2016–Aug. 2017. Click here or go to the membership button.
•Feb. 24 (Fri.), 6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. Austrian Cultural Forum exhibit: 175 Years of the New York Philharmonic and the Vienna Philharmonic. Special viewing for WSNY members with talks by archivists of both orchestras. Attendance is limited; RSVP to email@example.com
•March 21 (Tu.), 6:00 p.m. Interview with Fidelio stars: Klaus Florian Vogt (Florestan), Sebastian Weigle (conductor), Hanna-Elisabeth Müller (Marzelline) German Consulate, 871 U.N. Plaza (1st Ave.@49th St.). Special 40th anniversary event for WSNY members. Reservations required; RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
•March 26 (Sun.). Special Contributors Reception: Günther Groissböck, Met bass (Don Fernando in Fidelio and Baron Ochs in Der Rosenkavalier), honoree. By invitation.
•April 30 (Sun.), 12:00 noon–3:00 p.m. Dutchman cruise. Details to come.
WSNYYouTube: A new one has just gone live; check it out
Tristan Seminar: Met Cast Roundtable, featuring the four Tristan principals: Nina Stemme, Ekaterina Gubanova, Stuart Skelton, and René Pape, interviewed by Robert Sweeney.
Also note: now available -- CD of Jeffrey Swann's Seminar talk "The Unique Expressive Power of Tristan's Music" is now available. To order: Specify Tristan (3)-CD. $15.00 + $4.00 postage (check only, to WSNY). Mail to P.O. Box 230949, Ansonia Station, New York, NY 10023-0949.
Wagner in the U.S. and Canada: 2017-2018 Updated 2/3/17
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.
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York, NY 10023-0949
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