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Nuremberg to host a symposium on the 150th anniversary of the birth of Siegfried Wagner
The Wagner Society of Nuremberg, with support from the Department of Culture of the City of Nuremberg will host this symposium in October
Saturday, 19 October 2019, 11.00 a.m. to approx. 17.00 p.m.
Loew' Merkur Hotel, Pillenreuther Str. 1, 90459 Nuremberg, Germany

Siegfried Wagner - Son of the great composer, Director of the Bayreuth Festival, Conductor, Theatre Director, Composer 

This year marks the 150th birthday of Siegfried Wagner, the son of Richard Wagner, who was born on the
6 June 1869 in Tribschen near Lucerne.

The symposium aims to illuminate Siegfried Wagner's life and work as Director of the Bayreuth Festival. Prof. Dr. Peter P. Pachl, the leading researcher on Siegfried Wagner, will familiarise attendees with unknown aspects of the life of Wagner's son.

Lectures on further aspects of Siegfried Wagner's artistic works will complement the event. 

Please let us know if you wish to attend, so that we can arrange suitable catering.

For guests from overseas, we can offer overnight accommodation in the conference hotel in addition to organising a programme for Sunday, October 20, 2019 in our beautiful Mastersinger city of Nuremberg.

Further information can be obtained via the contact details below. 

We look forward to welcoming guests from other Wagner Societies.

Please note that the symposium will be entirely in German.

Agnes Simona Sires
Chair, Richard Wagner Association Nuremberg e. V.

Contact: rwv-nuernberg@gmx.de, Tel. 0911 / 97 15 341

sponsored by the City of Nuremberg - Department of Culture