Invites you to
IN PASSIONATE PURSUIT
Adventures of an Unconventional Art Historian
By Dr. Alessandra Comini
Thursday, September 9, 2004, 7:00-9:00 pm
Horchow Auditorium - FREE
Dallas Museum of Art
Dr. Alessandra Comini, SMU Distinguished Professor of Art History,
will be lecturing at the Dallas Museum of Art on her just-published
memoir, IN PASSIONATE PURSUIT, on September 9, 2004.
Comini will also be presenting a lecture at the Meadows Museum on
Thursday, 4 November, 6:30pm.
The subject of that lecture will be the 19th-century sculptor Elisabet Ney (born in Muenster, died in Austin) and other things
German (Ney's busts of Schopenhauer and Ludwig II)
Wagner Society members are invited to attend these lectures, which
are sure to be interesting, as are all of Dr. Comini's lectures.
Poster Art: Egon Schiele, Remembrance (Erinnerung), 1913, watercolor
and black chalk on paper, Dallas Museum of Art, fractional gift of
Dr. Alessandra Comini in memory of her parents, Megan Laird and
Raiberto Comini, 2001.357.a
The Dallas Museum of Art is supported in part by the generosity of
Museum members and donors and by the citizens of Dallas through the
City of Dallas/Office of Cultural Affairs and the Texas Commission
on the Arts.
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