April 14, 2019, Sunday 2pm
James Holman, Chairman, The Wagner Society of Washington DC, lectures on Wagner and Religion: Salvation and Redemption.
Venue: The Forest at Duke, 2701 Pickett Road, Durham, NC 27705
Cost: free for TWS members and $25/guest
Sponsors: Nancy and Phil Hablutzel
March 30, 2019, Saturday, 10:30am – 11:30am
In collaboration with Silverspot Cinema in Chapel Hill, lecture by Margie Satinsky prior to the Live in HD performance at noon.
Venue: Silverspot Cinema, Chapel Hill
Cost: $20 for brunch
February 3, 2019, Sunday, 2pm – 3:30pm
Recital by Local Artist Jason Karn accompanied by pianist David Heid, Wagner, Verdi and Liszt: Contemporaries of Composition with a Divergence in Design.
Venue: Nelson Music Room on Duke East Campus
Cost: Free for TWS members and guests
Jason Karn and David Heid — Excerpts from “Wagner, Verdi and Liszt: Contemporaries of Composition with a Divergence in Design”.
January 20, 2019, Sunday 1pm – 4pm
Musicologist and pianist, Jeffrey Swann, will present a lecture and demonstration on The Ring Cycle: How the Music Works.
Venue: SearStone, 17001 SearStone Drive, Cary, NC 27513
Sponsor: Jane Lynch
Dr. Jeffrey Swann — Excerpts from "Motive Families: How the Music of the Ring is Organized".
November 17, 2018, Saturday 10am – 4pm
Saul Lilienstein will present three lectures on Wagner in the 1840s: Der Fliegende Hollander, Tannhauser, and Lohengrin.
Venue: Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Raleigh, 3313 Wade Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27607
Cost: Free for TWS members, $40 donation for guests. Optional lunch. The lunch cost for all attendees is $15.
Sponsor: Richard Sarles, MD.
October 28, 2018, Sunday 2pm
Nick Malinowski, Executive Director of KidzNotes and former Director of Education for the Seattle Opera, will present So viel der Helden: Wagner Invents a Tenor.
Venue: Private home in Chapel Hill
Cost: Free for TWS members and $25/guest
Sponsors: Cindy and Andy Palay and Bill Hampton