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OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

WAGNER BIRTHDAY!

Featuring First Documentary Ever Made!

Sunday, May 15th

1:00 PM

(At the Chairman’s Home)


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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SEMINARS AND EVENTS

Wagner and the Violin

Sunday, March 13th

1:00 PM

(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!

WAGNER BIRTHDAY - SILENT FILM WAGNER AND THE VIOLIN EXCLUSIVE MIRELLA HAGAN CONCERT