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...have been held approximately every other month with the finest of speakers regarding Wagner, his life, times, music-dramas and influence.


From its inception the Wagner Society of Southern California has had yearly tributes honoring Wagnerian artists. Past tributes have been awarded to Hans Hotter, Placido Domingo, Jess Thomas, James King, Lyonie Rysanek, Hildegard Behrens, Helga Dernesch, Siegfried Jerusalem, Jane Eaglen, Linda Watson, Peter Seiffert and Petra-Maria Schnitzer,

James Conlon with each honoree present.


The Wagner Society of Southern California was founded in 1982 in Los Angeles County by Dr. Sherwin Sloan. It has been an active avenue of  pursuit for those interested in Richard Wagner, both man and artist. Since then meetings and programs...

CELEBRATING 32 YEARS AS A SOCIETY!

Welcome to the WSSC...

Chairman:

John L. Mastrogiovanni, D.Min.

Vice-Chairman:

Robert Torres

Treasurer:

Paul Lowe

Event Coordinator:

Eva Kirsch

Special Events:

Nina Haro

Photographer:

Bruce Bisenz

International Wagner Society

Representative:

Jacques Bouffier

Advisor:

Maestro James Conlon

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THE WSSC TEAM

For over three decades the highlight of each summer is when members of the society journey to the Bayreuth Festival in Germany, lead by the society’s president.

Founding Chairman:

Sherwin Sloan, M.D.

1938-2010


2014 -2015 Event Schedule

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BAYREUTH LECTURE
DECONSTRUCTING CASTORF 2014
The Ring In 2.5
The WSSC is a member of and its int’l representative Jacques Bouffier is the vice-president of  
the Richard Wagner Verband International an association of Wagner Societies from around the world. Click link above.
Deconstructing Castorf Lectures