Welcome to the Wagner Society of New York
1977-2017! 40th anniversary celebrations are underway. See info below and on Events page.
MEMBERSHIP: Join or renew now and obtain many member benefits, including opportunities for group sales. Membership year: Sept. 2016–Aug. 2017. New membership received after March 1, is valid through August 2018. Click here or go to the membership button.
The Bayreuth Festival is underway. See this link for detailed information on broadcasts and rebroadcasts.
And, if you are going to be in Bayreuth in the latter part of the festival, please note:
Bayreuth Lectures ...
BAYREUTH ATTENDEES: please note our annual Bayreuth lecture series: Aug. 20-Aug. 28, 10:30 a.m. Arvena Kongress Hotel (EduardBayerlein-Straße 5a, Bayreuth). Lectures will be given by Prof. John Muller (The Juilliard School). Schedule: August 20: Tristan und Isolde; August 21: Parsifal; August 23: Das Rheingold; August 24: Die Walküre; August 25: Parsifal; August 26: Siegfried; August 27: Die Meistersinger; August 28: Götterdämmerung. Each lecture is 1-1/2 hours and costs 15 euros. For full details: www.wagnersocietyny.org/bayreuth_lect2017
Looking ahead to the 2017-2018 season:
• Sept. 22 (Fri.), 7:30 p.m. Summer Festivals Roundup. Liederkranz Foundation, 6 East 87th Street, NYC.
• Oct. 6 (Fri.), 7:30 p.m. Judith Cabaud, author of Isolde’s Dream (a biography of Mathilde Wesendonck). With booksigning. At the Liederkranz.
Our annual seminar will be on Parsifal on Sunday, Feb. 18. It highlights the Met revival of the 2013 Parsifal production by François Girard, Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducting.
• Wagner in the U.S. and Canada: 2017-2018 Updated 6/11/17
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.
Wagner Society of New York
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York, NY 10023-0949
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