Wagner Society Blogs

SF Opera in Pride Parade

Posted on June 24, 2014

WSNC member Heidi Munzinger riding in the Pride Parade on June 29, 2014....

You're Invited to Lieder Alive!

Posted June 18, 2014

Having just concluded our third - and most successful! - Liederabend Series, LIEDER ALIVE! is happy to invite all of our friends to celebrate this wonderful art form at our 2014 Gala Benefit!  

‘Ring’ Cycle With Digital Orchestra

Posted June 17, 2014

The effort to bring Wagner’s “Ring” cycle to Connecticut with digital samples instead of a traditional orchestra has been postponed. 


More Response to Digital Orchestra

angry man

Posted June 12, 2014

Anger Over Plan for Electronic Music in Staging Wagner’s ‘Ring’ Cycle


Simon Rattle leads a revolution at the Royal Opera House


Posted June 9, 2014 

Casting homeless people, ex-offenders and the unemployed with the professionals on stage.



Video Lecture: Das Rheingold

Posted June 7, 2014

Pianist Jeffrey Swann offers his prized lecture-demonstrations at the piano. 

Professor Simon Williams presents his insightful lectures on Wagner and drama.



Parsifal - Quest.jpg

Posted June 7, 2014

Parsifal On TV: Met And Festspielhaus


Iconography And Gesamtkunstwerk In Parsifal’s Two Cinematic Settings