January 20, 2019, Sunday 1pm – 4pm
Musicologist and pianist, Jeffrey Swann, lecture and demonstration on The Ring Cycle: How the Music Works.
Lecture – Saul Lilienstein on Wagner in the 1840s: Der Fliegende Hollander, Tannhauser, and Lohengrin
November 17, 2018, Saturday 10am – 4pm
Saul Lilienstein lectures on Wagner in the 1840s: Der Fliegende Hollander, Tannhauser, and Lohengrin.
October 28, 2018, Sunday 2pm
Nick Malinowski, Executive Director of KidzNotes and former Director of Education for the Seattle Opera, leture on So viel der Helden: Wagner Invents a Tenor.
September 30, 2018, Sunday 2:30pm
Mezzo-soprano Victoria Livengood lecture on “An Afternoon with the Divine Dixie Diva”.
May 20, 2018, Sunday 2pm
Susan Dakin, PhD, lecture on How the Ring Became a Cycle (and Revolutionized Opera).
April 22, 2018, Sunday 2pm
Bob Chapman lecture on Wagner and Hitler: Houston Stewart Chamberlain, The Missing Link.
March 3, 2018, Saturday 8pm
Special recital featuring Contralto Martha Anderson accompanied by pianist David Heid. Ms. Anderson sang selections from Wagner’s Wesendonck Lieder, Das Rheingold and Gotterdamerung, from Ponchielli’s La Gioconda and from Mahler’s Second Symphony.
February 11, 2018, Sunday 2-4pm
James Holman, Chairman of The Wagner Society of Washington, DC and author, lecture on Tristan and the Delights of Ambiguity.
Seminar – Saul Lilienstein: Discovering in Die Meistersinger: Tradition, Innovation, Craftsmanship and Wisdom
January 6, 2018, Saturday 10am – 4pm
Seminar on Discovering in Die Meistersinger: Tradition, Innovation, Craftsmanship and Wisdom featuring morning lecture, optional lunch, two afternoon lectures, and Q & A by Wagnerian scholar Saul Lilienstein.
November 14, 2017, Tuesday 7:30pm
David B. Levy, PhD, Professor of Music, Wake Forest University, lecture on Teaching the Ring.