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established in 1977, 40th anniversary this year!), upcoming events, membership,
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catalogue of Wagner-related books (with member discounts), and links to many
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MEMBERSHIP: Join or renew now and obtain many member benefits, including opportunities for group sales. Membership year: Sept. 2017–Aug. 2018. New membership received after March 1, 2018, is valid through August 2019. Click here or go to the membership button. SPECIAL SEMINAR OFFER: If you join when registering for the Feb. 18th Parsifal Seminar, your membership will be extended to August 2019.
• Jan. 28 (Sun.), 3:00 p.m. Vocal Showcase: Parsifal, with talk. Bruno Walter Auditorium, Lincoln Center. WSNY grantee singers: Leah Crowne, soprano; Mauricio Trejo, tenor; John Dominick III, bass-baritone; Craig Ketter, piano. A joint event with the Met Opera Guild. WSNY members may call the MOG directly at 212-769-7028 to receive the member price of $30.00.
• Feb. 18 (Sun.), 12 noon – 5:00 pm. WSNY's
Annual Seminar: Parsifal. At St.Joseph's School, 420 East 87th Street, NYC. For secure online reservation form, click here. For
flyer and reservation form, please click here.
A great line up of speakers and topics:
Prof. William Kinderman: “Grail vs. Anti-Grail: Drama and Music in Parsifal”; Prof. Katherine Syer: “Carving out Space in Parsifal: Creative Staging and Design Solutions to Wagner’s Drama” (Kinderman and Syer: U. of IL at Urbana-Champaign); Prof. Sarah Kay (Chair, NYU French Dept.): “Uncomprehending the Comprehensible, or How a Serving Dish Became the Grail”; Jeffrey Swann, Ph.D. (pianist/musicologist): “The Music of Parsifal: a Mixture, a Summation, or a Culmination?” Plus the Met Cast Roundtable.
• March 21
(Wed.). Thomas S. Grey, Professor of Musicology, Stanford University:
“The Ring as Eco-Parable.” At the Liederkranz.
NOTE: Feb. 14, 15, and 17. New York Philharmonic: Die Walküre, Act I.
• 2017 Awards and Grants to Eight Young Singers Announced - click on Singers Awards
• Wagner in the U.S. and Canada: 2017-2018 Updated 10/1/17
Click here for a comprehensive list of performances, performers, and creative team (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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