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.
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.
• 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
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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