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  • Welcome to the Wagner Society of New York

    The Wagner Society of New York is the largest in North America.

    Established in 1977, we are celebrating our 41st anniversary this year!


    Please visit this website often, for information on upcoming events -- many of which are offered for free or at discounted rates to members -- excerpts from our bi-monthly publication Wagner Notes, group sales, the opportunity to apply for Bayreuth Festival tickets, and to find our extensive catalogue of Wagner-related books (with member discounts), and links to many other Wagner organizations and institutions.

    Please note: December 31 is the deadline for renewal of this season's membership! If you haven't renewed, click here to renew online. If you are not yet a member, join now to receive these and many other Society benefits -- most especially, the unique opportunity to meet and mingle with celebrities from the world of opera, and a diverse group of like-minded people from around the world who admire and follow the music of Richard Wagner.

    Click here for the Bayreuth and WSNY Bayreuth policies. For more information, click here to visit the Festival website. Please check our Bayreuth Festival page often for updated announcements.

  • Looking Ahead...

    • Feb. 23 (Sun.), 2:00pm: Vampire opera! Screening of Der fliegende Holländer, a 1964 ground-breaking feature film by Joachim Herz; introduction by Hilan Warshaw. SOLD OUT!
    • March 15 (Sun.), 12:00pm: Seminar on Der fliegende Holländer. Highlighting the new Met production. With Victoria Bond, Prof. Peter Bloom, Joe Pearce, Hans Vaget, and Met Cast Roundtable. Secure your tickets here!
    • April 7 (Tues.), 7:30pmTristan at Santa Fe: Director Zack Winokur and Dramaturg Cori Ellison preview their new production
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