Celebrating 37 years as a society!
© 2018 Wagner Society of Southern California

Events

The WSSC plans unique events

throughout the calender year…

Our events occur in several regular places throughout the year and sometimes in special locations which will be noted: The Colburn School 200 S. Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012 Directions Parking The Chairman’s Home: 901 Chimes Ave. Duarte, CA 91010 Directions Bayreuth Festival Festspielhügel 1-2 85445 Bayreuth (more events below)
Wagner Society of Southern California

San Diego Event

“DIRECTING WAGNER”

JASMIN SOLFAGHARI

Sunday, March. 29th @ 1:00PM

at The Park View Room

NOTE: The door man will have a guest list, so please make sure you are on it by RSVPing on or before March 26th. Author/director Jasmin Solfaghari, in June 2018 was called upon to direct Der Ring Des Nibelungen in Denmark, just two weeks before opening night. Can you imagine? There were serious production design issues as well as conceptual challenges, and a wonderful cast, but no director. Within 14 days, Ms. Solfaghari pulled it all together and Denmark had wonderful Ring!

Los Angeles Event

“DEBUSSY MEETS WAGNER”

MAESTRO JAMES CONLON

Sunday, May. 3rd @ 1:00PM

at The Colburn School

Metro Planner

With the wonderful production of Claude Debussy’s “Pelléas and Mélisande” coming to the Los Angeles Opera, Maestro James Conlon will be giving an exclusive lecture to the WSSC on the relationship and influences of Wagner upon Debussy and this work in particular.
MEMBER RSVP MEMBER RSVP NON-MEMBER RSVP NON-MEMBER RSVP

Los Angeles Event

“THE WAGNER DYNASTY FROM

RICHARD TO KATHARINA, THE

MASTERS AND MISTRESSES OF

BAYREUTH”

DESIREE MAYS

Sunday, July 19th @ 1:00PM

at The Colburn School

Metro Planner

Born in Ireland, and educated in London, Desirée came to the States and gradually became immersed in the world of opera as a speaker, storyteller, professor, radio interviewer, reviewer and writer. Desirée has written extensively on opera: program notes for opera companies, promotional and review pieces for journals, magazines and newspapers. She enjoys interviewing singers, directors and conductors before live audiences, on the radio or for publication.
MEMBER RSVP MEMBER RSVP NON-MEMBER RSVP NON-MEMBER RSVP

Los Angeles Event

“PARSIFAL 1904 FILM ”

TERRI STUART

Sunday, June 28th @ 1:00PM

at The Colburn School

Metro Planner

Rare and unavailable, this film of Richard Wagner’s Parsifal, featuring Adelaide Fritz-Allen as Kundry, Robert Whittier as Parsifal, directed by Edwin S. Porter, was made in 1904. While it summerizes the opera in approximately 30 minutes it is truly a landmark in history. Along with the film, it will be presiented with a lecture by Terri Stuart of the Wagner Society of Northern California who owns one of the few copies.
RSVP WILL BE AVAILABLE MAY 2020 MEMBER RSVP MEMBER RSVP NON-MEMBER RSVP NON-MEMBER RSVP MEMBER RSVP MEMBER RSVP NON-MEMBER RSVP NON-MEMBER RSVP
RSVP WILL BE AVAILABLE JUNE 2020

GALA DINNER 2020

THE WAGNER SOCIETIES OF THE WORLD & THE GESELLSCHAFT DER FREUNDE VON BAYREUTH Rheingold Gala Dinner 2020 Monday, August 24th after the performance at the Festival Restaurant - The Steigenberger
GALA DINNER TICKETS GALA DINNER TICKETS Temporarily Cancelled
Our apologies…due to the Coronavirus situation, Ms. Solfaghari will not be able to travel from Berlin to the USA and share with us on Sunday, March 29th. We are working on reschuleing a date for her lecture, we will keep you informed.
Temporarily Cancelled
Celebrating 37 years as a society!
© 2018 Wagner Society of Southern California
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Events

The WSSC plans unique events

throughout the calender year…

Our events occur in several regular places throughout the year and sometimes in special locations which will be noted: The Colburn School 200 S. Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012 Directions Parking The Chairman’s Home: 901 Chimes Ave. Duarte, CA 91010 Directions Bayreuth Festival Festspielhügel 1-2 85445 Bayreuth (more events below)
Wagner Society      of Southern California MEMBER RSVP MEMBER RSVP NON-MEMBER RSVP NON-MEMBER RSVP

Los Angeles Event

“PARSIFAL 1904 FILM ”

TERRI STUART

Sunday, June 28th @ 1:00PM

at The Colburn School

Metro Planner

Rare and unavailable, this film of Richard Wagner’s Parsifal, featuring Adelaide Fritz-Allen as Kundry, Robert Whittier as Parsifal, directed by Edwin S. Porter, was made in 1904. While it summerizes the opera in approximately 30 minutes it is truly a landmark in history. Along with the film, it will be presiented with a lecture by Terri Stuart of the Wagner Society of Northern California who owns one of the few copies.
RSVP WILL BE AVAILABLE MAY 2020

San Diego Event

“DIRECTING WAGNER”

JASMIN SOLFAGHARI

Sunday, March. 29th @ 1:00PM

at The Park View Room

NOTE: The door man will have a guest list, so please make sure you are on it by RSVPing on or before March 26th. Author/director Jasmin Solfaghari, in June 2018 was called upon to direct Der Ring Des Nibelungen in Denmark, just two weeks before opening night. Can you imagine? There were serious production design issues as well as conceptual challenges, and a wonderful cast, but no director. Within 14 days, Ms. Solfaghari pulled it all together and Denmark had wonderful Ring!
MEMBER RSVP MEMBER RSVP NON-MEMBER RSVP NON-MEMBER RSVP

Los Angeles Event

“DEBUSSY MEETS WAGNER”

MAESTRO JAMES CONLON

Sunday, May. 3rd @ 1:00PM

at The Colburn School

Metro Planner

With the wonderful production of Claude Debussy’s “Pelléas and Mélisande” coming to the Los Angeles Opera, Maestro James Conlon will be giving an exclusive lecture to the WSSC on the relationship and influences of Wagner upon Debussy and this work in particular.
MEMBER RSVP MEMBER RSVP NON-MEMBER RSVP NON-MEMBER RSVP MEMBER RSVP MEMBER RSVP NON-MEMBER RSVP NON-MEMBER RSVP

Los Angeles Event

“THE WAGNER DYNASTY FROM

RICHARD TO KATHARINA, THE MASTERS

AND MISTRESSES OF BAYREUTH”

DESIREE MAYS

Sunday, July 19th @ 1:00PM

at The Colburn School

Metro Planner

Born in Ireland, and educated in London, Desirée came to the States and gradually became immersed in the world of opera as a speaker, storyteller, professor, radio interviewer, reviewer and writer. Desirée has written extensively on opera: program notes for opera companies, promotional and review pieces for journals, magazines and newspapers. She enjoys interviewing singers, directors and conductors before live audiences, on the radio or for publication.
RSVP WILL BE AVAILABLE JUNE 2020

GALA DINNER 2020

THE WAGNER SOCIETIES OF THE WORLD & THE GESELLSCHAFT DER FREUNDE VON BAYREUTH Rheingold Gala Dinner 2020 Monday, August 24th after the performance at the Festival Restaurant - The Steigenberger
GALA DINNER TICKETS GALA DINNER TICKETS Temporarily Cancelled
Our apologies…due to the Coronavirus situation, Ms. Solfaghari will not be able to travel from Berlin to the USA and share with us on Sunday, March 29th. We are working on reschuleing a date for her lecture, we will keep you informed.
Temporarily Cancelled