Wagner Society of New York

New York, NY

Wagner Society of New York

New York, NY

Our Motto: To Learn, To Teach, To Share


The Wagner Society of New York is the largest in North America. Established in 1977, we are celebrating our 46th anniversary this year!

Please visit this website often, for many reasons: information, updates, and links to upcoming events; excerpts from our tri-monthly publication Wagner Notes; information for members only to apply for Bayreuth Festival tickets; access to our extensive catalogue of Wagner-related books and other valuable products (with member discounts); and links to many other Wagner organizations and institutions.

WSNY Membership for the season (September 2022-August 2023) is here! If you’ve already paid, many thanks. We are considering the best ways to bring you our programs, and will announce these via e-mail and social media. Your membership is vital to support our endeavors and to assist promising singers with grants and performances. Not a member? Click here to join today using our online membership form.

Bayreuth Tickets 2023: The 2023 Bayreuth Festival schedule is now online here. Please check our Bayreuth Festival page for updated announcements.

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About WSNY

The Wagner Society of New York, Inc., is a not-for-profit organization chartered in New York State for the purpose of furthering the appreciation and performance of the works of Richard Wagner. We are among 130 members of  Richard-Wagner-Verband International e.V., and are a sister society of Richard-Wagner-Verband-Leipzig. The Society maintains a broad range of international contacts.


May 21
Susan Brodie reviews the return of Lohengrin to The Metropolitan Opera in April 2023, in a new production by François Girard and conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin. “…Extraordinary singing and playing made this an event to celebrate.”