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Met Opera Parsifal Radio Broadcast

The Met will broadcast Parsifal on the radio on Saturday February 17th at 11:30 Eastern Time - check your local radio listings for the time in your area.

Cast: Rene Pape, Evgeny Nikitin, Peter Mattei, Klaus Florian Vogt and Evelyn Herlitzius; Music Director designate Yannik Nézet-Séguin will conduct the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra

Photo is of Olive Fremstad as Kundry

Walkure in New York in February at the Philharmonic

New York Philharmonic Conductor Designate Jaap VanZweden will be conducting Die Walkure Act I on Februay 14, 15, and 17. Many Wagnerians will be in New York for Parsifal at the Met and may be able to take in a bit more Wagner while there.

Wagner's Ring in Popular Culture

February 3, 2018 - Regular Meeting
JCC-SF 2nd Floor Gallanter Hall
3200 California Street at Presidio
San Francisco, CA 
The Society is delighted to welcome back Professor Adrian Daub who will give a talk entitled “Wagner's Ring in Popular Culture.”
We are awaiting a fuller description of this talk.

Rhine Cruise on S.F. Bay to the GOLD

We are proud to offer a special event for the 2018 Ring Festival.

Monday June 25th 2018 board the ship at 11:45 - depart at 12 NOON, Our Ring revelers will enjoy a luncheon cruise on the beautiful California Hornblower sailing around the San Francisco Bay and to the Gold(en Gate Bridge). Champagne welcome at boarding time and and a wonderful 3 course luncheon with wine as we travel past ATT Park, Treasure Island, Alcatraz, Angel Island,  Golden Gate Bridge and cruising along the San Francisco shoreline.

Live Walküre Webcast from Munich - Jan 22nd

Live Walküre webcast from Munich Monday January 22nd

Die Walküre (22 January.2018)

SF Opera 2018-19 Season Announced

San Francisco Opera's 96th Season includes 8 brand new productions.

You can read more on the Opera's website:

Wagner in Berkeley

Wagner in Berkeley! The Awesome Orchestra led by David Möschler will be performing at the Sports Basement at 2727 Milvia Street @ Ward (One block west from where Adeline and Shattuck converge) in Berkeley January 27, 2018 from 2:00 to 5:00.  Sports Basement is in the building which was formerly Ice Land. This is a community orchestra and this will be Session #55.

Russian Rarities in Alameda, CA

While it is not Wagner, it is opera and WSNC Member Rick Bogart has spear headed this project : For Valhalla Productions, I am proud and excited to announce the opening next week of a unique operatic double bill. In collaboration with Island City Opera of Alameda, we are presenting two seldom-heard one-act operas by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, "Mozart and Salieri" and "Kashchey, the Immortal".