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Ring for All Seasons

Saturday & Sunday, April 1 - 2 & 8 -9


In co-operation with the Opera League of Los Angeles, the WSSC is excited to present “A Ring for All Seasons!” There will be four different productions in fun festival format with wonderful introductions presented by Michael Hackett Director of Theater and Art of UCLSA This will a fun all day affair! You can RSVP above after February 15th

The Ultimate Ring Lectures


“Das Rheingold”

Sunday, February 26th

1:00pm



Stefan Mickisch is truly one of the greatest pianists and lecturers of Wagner’s works of our time. For almost two decades lecturing in Bayreuth with his insights and most importantly his performances on the keyboard, he has inspired many. Beginning on Feb. 26th on DVD we will have the first installment of his Ring lectures with “Das Rheingold”.

Silent Wagner “Encore” Birthday Celebration


Sunday May 28th


Click here to view a clip of the film…


For the 1st CENTENNIAL of Wagner’s birthday this silent film was released in 1913 prior to World War I. It’s the first full length documentary ever made as a feature film. (Prior to this, documentaries were never longer than 10 minutes.) This film totals 82 minutes, staring Giuseppe Becce as Wagner, Olga Engle as Cosima and Manny Ziener as Minna et al, Directed by Carl Froehlich. (Sound track is unique for this showing by pianist Stefan Mickisch, complied by John Mastrogiovanni.)