THE WAGNER SOCIETY OF DALLAS
(All Events Subject to Change and Rescheduling)
SEPTEMBER 15: Recital at the home of Martha Peak
SEPTEMBER 13-15: Fort Worth Symphony will play the Overture to Tannhauser
along with music by Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovsky
OCTOBER 3: Dr. Allesandra Comini will give a lecture at SMU on "Madness
and Opera - Insanity and Art," followed by a reception hosted by the Wagner
Society of Dallas.
OCTOBER 10: Virginia DuPuy will sing the Messiaen Song Cycle Harawi
OCTOBER 25: Der Fliegende Hollander in Atlanta
NOVEMBER 18: Graeme Jenkins, conductor of The Dallas Opera, will talk to the
Wagner Society of Dallas about Fidelio and allow us to attend a rehearsal
of Fidelio after a buffet dinner at the Music Hall at Fair Park
NOVEMBER 23: Perry Lorenzo of the Seattle Opera will talk about Beethoven and
NOVEMBER 25: Alain-Pierre Vuilleret will host a dinner party for the cast of Fidelio
and the members of The Wagner Society of Dallas at his restaurant L’Áncestral
DECEMBER 6&7 - Die Walkure and Sweeney Todd in Chicago
FEBRUARY 2: Desiree Mays of the Santa Fe Opera will talk about Bryan Magee’s
recent book The Tristan Chord
March 26: Remember the event with the
Dallas Symphony Orchestra Guild Starring Maestro Asher Fisch. Wednesday at 7:00
p.m., 3525 Turtle Creek Blvd. $25. You must reserve by March 20.
March 27, 28, 29, 30, 2003: If you
do not have tickets for the Dallas Symphony Concert conducted by Asher Fisch
featuring excerpts from THE RING in the days following the lecture, get
some and go.
March 29: Do not forget this year's
Dallas Opera Career Development Grant for Singers Competition. Gooch Auditorium.
Prelims 12:00, final 7:30. Free, but donate!
March 30: WRR-FM, Sunday at 10:00 pm.
WAGNER AT THE CONSOLE. Yes, it is Wagner on the pipe organ. Should be fun. And
you should be at home for this.
April 5: Susan
Miller Hult, prompter at the Lyric, the Met and at Bayreuth. Saturday at Ciudad.
Invitations will be sent.
April 12: Tune in WRR-FM at 11:00 for 5
and one-half hours of the Chevron Texaco Metropolitan Opera
Broadcast of Parsifal. Urmana, Domingo, Struckmann, and Pape with
Gergiev, not Levine, conducting--and it's still 5 and one-half hours!
May 24: The Wagner Society's Wagner
Birthday Party this year will feature Marjorie Owens, winner of last year's
Dallas Opera Young Artists' Competition. Saturday.
We still have a few tickets for the Seattle's Parsifal. Asher Fisch
will conduct at the opening of the Marion Oliver McCaw Hall. This event honors
Speight Jenkins' 20 Anniversary with the Seattle Opera.
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 Wagner’s music.
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