Celebrating 39 years as a society!
© 2022 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 a members

preferred attendance, then guests

are on a first come first serve basis.

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 2022

THE WAGNER SOCIETIES OF THE WORLD & THE GESELLSCHAFT DER FREUNDE VON BAYREUTH Das Rheingold Gala 2022 Sunday, August 20th before and after the performance at the New Festival Restaurant. When booking your dinner, please specify in the section, “Specific Requets” please state “Wagner Society”
DINNER TICKETS DINNER TICKETS
CHECK BACK MORE EVENTS! Lectures with: Maestro James Conlon And presentations including: Birgirt Nilsson  Leonard Bernstein and more!

THE SUSPENSION OF TIME IN

WAGNER’S OPERAS

Wagner's operas abound with scenarios in which a character enters an altered state of consciousness and thereby experiences something different--often radically so--than what other characters experience. Gurnemanz's provocative remark to Parsifal about time becoming space as they journey to the land of the Grail has invited much commentary. Katherine will explore how Wagner's text and music navigate suspensions of time for individual characters, and the ways we recognize and experience them. In the bigger picture, she will reveal how such scenarios help Wagner link ordinary and extraordinary worlds, and manifest ideas core to his dramatic enterprise throughout his stage works.
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SINGING ERDA

with Nadine Weissman

Sat., June. 4th @ 12:00 PM PST

via Zoom

Nadine Weissmann came to international prominence in 2013 as Erda in Frank Castorf’s Bayreuth Festival production of Der Ring des Nibelungen under Kirill Petrenko, a role she sang at Bayreuth in five consecutive seasons. In demand for Wagnerian roles worldwide, such as Erda, Flosshilde, Waltraute, Schwerlliete, and Mary, she is also known for her comedic talent, in past seasons jumping in five times at the Opéra Bastille alongside the Falstaff of Sir Bryn Terfel. She sang at the Salzburg Festival in Barrie Kosky's sensational Orphée aux enfers and shortly afterwards at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden in David McVicar's legendary Magic Flute.
MEMBER RSVP MEMBER RSVP NON-MEMBER RSVP NON-MEMBER RSVP

WAGNER OUT WEST

with Jeffery McMillan

Sunday, July. 17th @ 1:00 PM PST

via Zoom OR Location TBA

It’s hard to believe its been 100 years since the San Francisco Opera was “officially” born and Wagner was among the first visit the newly founded opera company. Well, not in person, but in the form of a complete “Der Ring Des Nibelungen”! From there the shadow of Wagner continue to travel through the California west, to San Diego, Los Angeles and some smaller awesome opera companies. “Wagner Out West” is a survey both in photo and musical example, of the impact of Wagner’s music and theater in the California plains. “Hojotojo-yee-ha!”
Celebrating 39 years as a society!
© 2022 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 a members

preferred attendance, then guests are on a

first come first serve basis.

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 2022

THE WAGNER SOCIETIES OF THE WORLD & THE GESELLSCHAFT DER FREUNDE VON BAYREUTH Das Rheingold Gala 2022 Sunday, August 20th before and after the performance at the New Festival Restaurant. When booking your dinner, please specify in the section, “Specific Requets” please state “Wagner Society”
DINNER TICKETS DINNER TICKETS

THE SUSPENSION OF TIME IN

WAGNER’S OPERAS

Wagner's operas abound with scenarios in which a character enters an altered state of consciousness and thereby experiences something different--often radically so--than what other characters experience. Gurnemanz's provocative remark to Parsifal about time becoming space as they journey to the land of the Grail has invited much commentary. Katherine will explore how Wagner's text and music navigate suspensions of time for individual characters, and the ways we recognize and experience them. In the bigger picture, she will reveal how such scenarios help Wagner link ordinary and extraordinary worlds, and manifest ideas core to his dramatic enterprise throughout his stage works.
MEMBER RSVP MEMBER RSVP NON-MEMBER RSVP NON-MEMBER RSVP

SINGING ERDA

with Nadine Weissman

Sat., June. 4th @ 12:00 PM PST

via Zoom

Nadine Weissmann came to international prominence in 2013 as Erda in Frank Castorf’s Bayreuth Festival production of Der Ring des Nibelungen under Kirill Petrenko, a role she sang at Bayreuth in five consecutive seasons. In demand for Wagnerian roles worldwide, such as Erda, Flosshilde, Waltraute, Schwerlliete, and Mary, she is also known for her comedic talent, in past seasons jumping in five times at the Opéra Bastille alongside the Falstaff of Sir Bryn Terfel. She sang at the Salzburg Festival in Barrie Kosky's sensational Orphée aux enfers and shortly afterwards at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden in David McVicar's legendary Magic Flute.
Available in Media and Archive Catalog MEMBER RSVP MEMBER RSVP NON-MEMBER RSVP NON-MEMBER RSVP

WAGNER OUT WEST

with Jeffery McMillan

Sunday, July. 17th @ 1:00 PM PST

via Zoom OR Location TBA

It’s hard to believe its been 100 years since the San Francisco Opera was “officially” born and Wagner was among the first visit the newly founded opera company. Well, not in person, but in the form of a complete “Der Ring Des Nibelungen”! From there the shadow of Wagner continue to travel through the California west, to San Diego, Los Angeles and some smaller awesome opera companies. “Wagner Out West” is a survey both in photo and musical example, of the impact of Wagner’s music and theater in the California plains. “Hojotojo-yee-ha!”