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.
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.
• 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.
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: 2016-2017
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.
Wagner Society of New York
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York, NY 10023-0949
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