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Bimonthly publication: Wagner Notes
No anniversaries in 2019.
2019 Programs:
Jan. 14. Interview and reception in honor of Piotr Beczala, tenor.
Jan. 23. Michael Sherwin: "Leonard Bernstein at 100: A Master Wagnerian."
Feb. 24. "Ring Cycle:" Vocal showcase. Collaboration with Metropolitan Opera Guild, featuring six WSNY grantees.
March 31. "New Insights into Wagner's Ring Cycle." 39th Annual Seminar. Moderator: Robert J. Sweeney. Speakers: Prof. Gundula Kreuzer, Hannah Chan-Hartley, Ph.D., Prof. Simon Williams; Roundtable Discussion with Metropolitan Ring Cycle Cast Members: Christine Goerke, Greer Grimsley, Tomasz Konieczny, and Stefan Vinke.
April 14. Reception in honor of Michael Volle, baritone: an appreciation to Special Constributor Members.
April 29 and May 6. Das Rheingold receptions for Ring attendees.
May 1. Paul du Quenoy: "Narcissism in the Ring: How to Find Yourself in  Wagner's Greatest Work." 
May 5. Jeffrey Swann: "The Norns and the Magic of Time."
May 3 and 10. Jennifer B. Lee, curator: "Unique Materials in the Columia University Rare Book & Manuscript Library": exhibit and talk.
May 19. Wagner Birthday duo-recital: Suzanne Hendrix, mezzo (WSNY awardee) and Carami Hilaire, soprano (WSNY grantee).
July 10. Annual business meeting.
Sept. 21. Summer Festivals Roundup:  Bayreuth Festival highlights; anniversaries of Wolfgang Wagner, Siegfried Wagner and Gesellschaft der Freunde von Bayreuth. Presentations by members. 
Oct. Maestro Eve Queler and booksigning of her memoir A Voice from the Podium.
Dec. 6. Saul Lilienstein. "Wagner and Brahms: the Wagner of the Romantics."


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