Welcome to the Wagner Society of New York

1977-2017! 40th anniversary celebrations are underway. See info below and on Events page. 
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 began on Feb. 12, 2017,
http://www.bayreuther-festspiele.de/news/180/details_44.htm
The Wagner Society of New York announces a lecture series by Prof. John Muller during the latter part of the Bayreuth Festival. Please click here for full details.


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.

Upcoming Events:
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.

Also:
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

P.O. Box 230949, Ansonia Station

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

E-mail:
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