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31. Oct 2021
31. Oct 2021
New York
WS New York - Annual Seminar - Die Meistersinger
Sunday, October 31, 2021, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Symphony Space

Wagner Society of New York presents its 41st Annual Seminar,  Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg on Sunday, October 31, 2021, from 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm (ET). The event will be present via Livestream, and Live at:

2537 Broadway & 95th Street
(enter on 95th Street).

Advance reservations for this event are required.
To Attend the Live Event:Live Event ticket pricing: $40.00/person, $20.00/person for students
To purchase tickets for the Live Event: visit the Symphony Space website at: https://www.symphonyspace.org/events/vp-seminar-on-die-meistersinger.

For Covid protocols: please visit: https://www.symphonyspace.org/your-visit/what-you-need-to-know

To View the Livestream Event:Tickets are $20.00/person, and must be booked in advance through Wagner Society of New York. Click here to register for the Livestream.

Program (schedule subject to change)12:00 : Introduction: Victoria Bond, Moderator. Composer, Conductor, Lecturer

12:05 - 12:50: Jeffrey Swann, PhD., concert pianist and lecturer: Dynamic Tension in Meistersinger
1:00 - 1:50: Victoria Bond: Inspiration for Wagner’s opera: Lortzing’s Hans Sachs (audio examples)
2:00 - 2:50: View from the Pit: Met Orchestra Musicians
3:00 - 3:50: Met Cast Roundtable
3:50 - 4:00: Discussion
(Special treat: Excerpt from the 2014 Meistersinger Seminar Roundtable with comments by James Morris, Johan Botha (RIP), and Annette Dasch.)