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. 
To view information about the Society (the largest in this continent, established in 1977), 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. An online membership form is also available. 
     If you are a non member, join now to receive many Society benefits, including the bimonthly publication Wagner Notes, free admission to regular programs, discounted fees for special programs, group sales, and the opportunity to apply for Bayreuth Festival tickets.
 For information on all Society matters, please email wagnerring@aol.com
Bayreuth Policies for 2017 (Bayreuth Festival and WSNY): click here for full information.
Update: Internet sales for Bayreuth tickets will begin on Sunday, Feb. 12 at 8 a.m. EST.


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 be found 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.

Upcoming events:
 Jan. 28, 2017 (Sat.), 7:30 p.m. Annual Recital, featuring winners of  WSNY 2016 auditions:  Amy Shoremount-Obra, soprano (Ursula Springer Memorial Fund Award),  and Cameron Schutza, tenor (Robert Lauch Memorial Fund Award). At Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church, 152 W. 66th St. (west of Broadway). Both singers are on the Met roster and perform throughout the U.S. Online reservation form: click here. The hard copy of the announcement with reservation will be mailed soon.
 2017 events highlighting the Society's 40th anniversary andthe Met's Der fliegende Holländer, including a Holländer cruise on Sun., April 30. Stay tuned.
 If you missed the Nov. 9 program "Toscanini and Wagner," expertly researched and presented by Cesare Civetta, you canenjoy it on YouTube: Toscanini and Wagner  

WSNY YouTube: A new one has just gone live; check it out.

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: 2016-2017
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.

Wagner Society of New York

P.O. Box 230949, Ansonia Station

New York, NY 10023-0949 
Phone: (212) 749-4561; Fax: (212) 749-1542 


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