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Wagner and the Violin
Sunday, March 13th
(at the Goethe Institute)
Erica Miner, former violinist of the Metropolitan Opera in New York, discusses playing
Wagner's Ring at the MET both live and in the studio (with excerpts from the recordings
she contributed). A very interesting behind the scenes view of performing Wagner
with one of the great opera orchestras in the world under the baton of one of the
greatest MET conductors, James Levine.
Exclusive WSSC Concert with Mirella Hagan Sunday, July 10th - 1:00pm
Mirella Hagan - the lovely and amazing soprano who sang in the Ring in Bayreuth for
the last three years, will be giving an exclusive concert to the WSSC members and
their guests! Save the date NOW! Tickets will be going on sale in late February!
Solti Meets Bayreuth
Sunday, February 28th
(at the Chairman’s House)
Proclaimed the foremost interpreter of Wagner's music in the stereo era, After recording
the famous landmark Ring with the Vienna Philharmonic for the DECCA record label
in the 1960's, Sir Georg Solti, conducted the Bayreuth Festival only once. While
the production was shunned by the audience, Solti's conducting, along with a powerful
cast, was superb! Join us for this wonderful rare experience of “Solti Meets Bayreuth”.
(This recording is not available through regular record labels.)