Celebrating 41 years as a society!
© 2024 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:

NOTE: ZOOM Events are for WSSC

members and guests who purchased

a $10,00 entry fee.

The Colburn School 200 S. Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012 Directions Parking The Chairman’s Home: 1630 South Barranca Ave.. #167 Glendora, CA 91740 Directions Bayreuth Festival Festspielhügel 1-2 85445 Bayreuth
Wagner Society of Southern California

GALA DINNER 2024

THE WAGNER SOCIETIES OF THE WORLD & THE GESELLSCHAFT DER FREUNDE VON BAYREUTH Das Rheingold Gala 2024 Tuesday, August 20th after the performance at the New Festival Restaurant. For pricing and information, click the button below…
DINNER TICKETS DINNER TICKETS
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A NEW GESAMTKUNSTWERK?

with Michael Hackett, PhD

Available in the WSSC Media Archives In this unique lecture, Dr. Hackett discusses the concept of Gesamtkundstwerk in the mind of Wagner and beyond. Exploring together how this has impacted past and current productions with its continuing impact on theater at large. Dr. Hackett is Professor Emeritus of directing and theater of UCLA. He has directed for the Royal Opera, Covent Garden; the Royal Theatre at The Hague, Santa Fe Short Story Festival; Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl and much more.

THE PERILS OF WAGNER

with Award winning Author

Erica Miner

Sun., May. 19th @ 1 PM PST

RSVP no later than May 15th

via ZOOM Wagner’s operas are rife with untold performance difficulties and booby traps that only an insider would be privy to. As a follow up to her presentation on the dangers and difficulties in performing Lohengrin, Former Met Opera violinist Erica Miner reveals the behind-the-scenes dramas and perils inherent in Wagner’s Ring, with emphasis on the controversial Robert Lepage Met production. This will be recorded for the WSSC Media Library and made available to its members.

More to come…

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FROM THE WATERS TO THE TREES

with Soprano, Alexandra Steiner

Sun., April. 21st @ 11 AM PST

RSVP no later than April 17th

via ZOOM A discussion with a sassy Rhine maiden, gentle squire, young shepherd, and lovely wood bird fluttering the Bayreuth Festival for almost a decade. Alexandra Steiner is a premiere soprano in Wagner world, as well as in chamber music with the Munich's Gärtnerplatztheater, singing on the SACD recording as Gretel in Engelbert Humperdinck’s Handsel und Gretel, and much more. In this discussion, we will explore characterization, singing diverse roles in one season, and the discovery of one’s own voice. This will be recorded for the WSSC Media Library and made available to its members.
NON-MEMBER RSVP:
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Sign up no longer avaiable… Video will be avaiable in Media & Archive Catalog…
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Celebrating 41 years as a society!
© 2024 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:

NOTE: ZOOM Events are for WSSC

members and guests who purchased a

$10,00 entry fee.

The Colburn School 200 S. Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012 Directions Parking The Chairman’s Home: 1630 South Barranca Ave.. #167 Glendora, CA 91740 Directions Bayreuth Festival Festspielhügel 1-2 85445 Bayreuth
Wagner Society      of Southern California

Please refer to our full website

for more events throughout

2024.

MEMBER RSVP MEMBER RSVP

THE PERILS OF WAGNER

with Award winning Author

Erica Miner

Sun., May. 19th @ 1 PM PST

RSVP no later than May 15th

via ZOOM Wagner’s operas are rife with untold performance difficulties and booby traps that only an insider would be privy to. As a follow up to her presentation on the dangers and difficulties in performing Lohengrin, Former Met Opera violinist Erica Miner reveals the behind-the-scenes dramas and perils inherent in Wagner’s Ring, with emphasis on the controversial Robert Lepage Met production. This will be recorded for the WSSC Media Library and made available to its members.
MEMBER RSVP MEMBER RSVP

FROM THE WATERS TO THE TREES

with Soprano, Alexandra Steiner

Sun., April. 21st @ 11 AM PST

RSVP no later than April 17th

via ZOOM A discussion with a sassy Rhine maiden, gentle squire, young shepherd, and lovely wood bird fluttering the Bayreuth Festival for almost a decade. Alexandra Steiner is a premiere soprano in Wagner world, as well as in chamber music with the Munich's Gärtnerplatztheater, singing on the SACD recording as Gretel in Engelbert Humperdinck’s Handsel und Gretel, and much more. In this discussion, we will explore characterization, singing diverse roles in one season, and the discovery of one’s own voice. This will be recorded for the WSSC Media Library and made available to its members.
NON-MEMBER RSVP:
NON-MEMBER RSVP:

GALA DINNER 2024

THE WAGNER SOCIETIES OF THE WORLD & THE GESELLSCHAFT DER FREUNDE VON BAYREUTH Das Rheingold Gala 2024 Tuesday, August 20th after the performance at the New Festival Restaurant. For pricing and information, click the button below…
DINNER TICKETS DINNER TICKETS
Video will be avaiable in Media & Archive Catalog shortly!
Sign up no longer avaiable… Video will be avaiable in Media & Archive Catalog…