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Wagner Society of Dallas

Valentine's Concert in Fort Worth


Cushing Atelier 2009 Exhibition
Chamber Music in Memoriam Dorothea Kelley
New Philharmonic of Irving Honors WSD
Alessandra Comini - Käthe Kollwitz: Revolutions Great and Small
2009 Holiday Party
New Year's Eve Party
Valentine's Concert in Fort Worth
Movie Screening: Meeting Venus
Wagner 197th Birthday Party
Desiree Mays - Heroes of the Ring

The Wagner Society of Dallas
Invites you to a Valentine's Concert in Fort Worth

Saturday, February 13, 2010, at 3:00 p.m.

at the Milan Gallery • 505 Houston Street • Fort Worth, TX 76102

Musical guests will be violinist Bruce Wittrig, violist Isabella Markham,
clarinetist Brent Buemi, and pianists Evan Ritter and David Morgan

Music by Bach, Mozart, Schubert, Chopin, Brahms and Poulenc


$15 for WSD members and $25 for non-members
Wine and hors d'oeuvres served following the program

RSVP Only if Coming to (214) 363-6070 or (214) 827-7352

Parking on Houston Street in front of Milan Gallery is free on weekends.
There is also free parking at Chisolm Trail Lot across from the gallery.

It's That Time Again!

Please Renew your Membership in
the Wagner Society of Dallas

Annual Membership Fee is $35 Per Person

Click HERE for PDF Membership Form

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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.

Roger Carroll
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 Wagner’s music.

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 world.


The Wagner Society of Dallas

PO Box 25201
Dallas, TX 75225-0201
(214) 363-6070

Virginia R. Abdo and
Dr. James T. Wheeler

email: WSD@

Digital Photos on this website, unless otherwise noted,
copyright Edward P. Flaspoehler, JR

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Many Wagner Society of Dallas members fondly remember Sheila Jones Harms, who was an active member of the organization, and who presented many interesting programs and recitals over the years.

Now, WSD member Ed Flaspoehler has completed his biography of Sheila, called The Cold War Soprano: Memoirs of a Singer-Spy.

If you are interested in opera and fine singing, Sheila's biography will surely be of interest to you. Not only will you get an inside glimpse of what it takes to become an opera singer, and learn about the world of opera in Post- WWII Vienna, but, because Sheila and her husband Werner, were also CIA agents, you will get a look at the Cold War from a personal point of view.

You can get a copy of Ed's book on the internet at

The Wagner Society of Dallas
is a Member of
The International Association of Wagner Societies

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