2019 Met Ring Cycles – Special Event Reservations
Space is limited; please reserve early.
The Wagner Society of New York announces special events to enhance your enjoyment of the 2019 Met Ring Cycles. Full details and forms are given below, in date sequence, for receptions, lectures, and library exhibit/talks. All are welcome to attend, whether or not you are attending a performance.
Lecture: Wed., May 1, 1:30 – 3:00 pm, by Paul du Quenoy, Ph.D., professor of history and fine arts, music critic. “Narcissism in the Ring: How to Find Yourself in Wagner’s Greatest Work.” Met Opera Guild Learning Center. Samuel B. & David Rose Building, 65th Street between Broadway & Amsterdam Avenue, 8th Floor. Members: $20.00 per person; non-members: $25.00 per person. RSVP and pay by April 28.
Lecture: Wed., May 8, 1:30 –3:00 pm. Lecture-recital by Jeffrey Swann, Ph.D., international pianist and Wagner lecture-recitalist. “The Norns and the Magic of Time.” Met Opera Guild Learning Center, Samuel B. & David Rose Building, 65th Street between Broadway & Amsterdam Avenue, 8th Floor. Members: $20.00 per person; non-members: $25.00 per person. RSVP and pay by May 5.
Other Special Ring Events:
- Receptions before Das Rheingold: Monday April 29, and Monday May 6, 4:30–7:00 pm. Complimentary, no reservations. See website or flyer for location and details.
- WSNY Rhine Journey on the Hudson Luncheon Cruise, Sunday May 5. This event is sold out, but email firstname.lastname@example.org to check on waitlist.