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.

Metropolitan Opera: Tristan und Isolde run ends Oct 27. See review: click on Wagner Notes button. Second Wagner opera this season: Der fliegende Holländer: Apr 25 - May 12

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:
 Dec. 4 (Sun.):  Alexander K. Rothe, Ph.D. "Revisiting Chéreau's Bayreuth Centennial Ring Cycle Forty Years Later." Liederkranz Foundation, 6 East 87th St., NYC. When the Bayreuth Centennial Ring, now a classic, first appeared in 1976, audiences were outraged.  A look at the controversial aspects that Chéreau and Boulez utilized. With visuals. For full details, click here.

 Jan. 28, 2017 (Sat.), 7:30 p.m. Winter Recital, featuring winners of  WSNY 2016 auditions and Met performers:  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).

 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: Interview with Waltraud Meier from WSNY's May 5, 2016 tribute.
New YouTubes from Tristan Seminar are in prep. Check here for details.

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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