For the FIRST CENTENNIAL of Wagner’s birthday this silent film was released in 1913
prior to World War I. It is the first full length documentary ever made as a feature
film. (Prior to this, documentaries were never longer than 10 minutes.) This film
totaling 82 minutes, staring Giuseppe Becce as Wagner, Olga Engle as Cosima and Manny
Ziener as Minna et al, Directed by Carl Froehlich.
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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! TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW! -Click Here!