Supermen of Gotterdammerung
Deuby, Arend Koch, Bill Shaw, Christian, and Ernst Bernhoff were
supernumeraries in Dallas Opera's recent production of Wagner's opera, Gotterdammerung,
the fourth opera of his tetrology, Der Ring des Niebelungen.
What Intellectual Qualities Do They Need?
What Talents Should One Possess?
What Physical Stamina is Required?
What Moral Virtues Should One Bring?
What Mental Instability is Necessary for the Job?
Come Hear - And See - Our Valiant Wagner Society Members who
were supers in the recent Dallas Production of Gotterdammerung.
Sean Deuby has created his own web page recounting his
exploits as a super in several Dallas Opera productions.
No Charge for Members
$10 for Guests, Payable at the Door
Ed Flaspoehler, WSD, March 17, 2002.
Welcome to The Wagner Society of Dallas. You know, as Texans, we're
bound to strive for being the biggest and best of all the Wagner groups
in the world over.
My hope, in addition, is that we ensure your attendance and
participation by offering an interesting, stimulating, and enjoyable
array of meetings, recitals, and travel. Let us know if you have
suggestions for future activities, and do make an effort to join in
during the coming months with your membership, attendance, and above all
joy of being with fellow Wagner aficionados.
President of the Wagner Society of Dallas
The Wagner Society of Dallas - Virginia R.
Abdo and Dr. James T. Wheeler,
The Wagner Society of Dallas is devoted to furthering the enjoyment
and appreciation of the music of Richard Wagner. The Dallas group is one
of many Wagner Societies all over the world. It is a non-profit
organization open to anyone who enjoys the works of Richard Wagner and
who would like to participate in the Society’s activities.
The Wagner Society of Dallas has monthly meetings and programs which
feature recitals, lectures, video screenings, receptions for opera
singers and personalities, and trips to Wagner performances in other
cities. We welcome music lovers who are already familiar with Wagner’s
works as well as those who may want to become more knowledgeable about
Member Benefits include attendance at programs, our newsletter,
discount on books and CD’s, advance notice of events and selected ticket
services, receipt of the Membership Directory, ticket allotments to
Bayreuth, and an active link with fellow Wagnerians throughout the