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Great Wagner Sopranos of the Early Recording Era – Lisa Hirsch
November 18, 2017 - 9:00 am - 11:00 am
November 18th 2017 – 1:00 p.m.
3200 California Street
San Francisco, CA
UPDATE: Our scheduled speaker, Thomas Grey had to withdraw due to a serious family emergency. He will be rescheduled for Fall 2018.
NEW PROGRAM: Great Female Wagnerians of the Early Recording Era
Following up on several talks about the early recording era, WSNC Member Lisa Hirsch will discuss the great Female Wagnerians of this Era. Many may know of the more famous early singers for example Kirsten Flagstad and Rosa Ponselle, but there were many less well known singers who made recordings in the US and abroad. In her talk Lisa Hirsch will go back in time and demonstrate for us the wonderful world of Wagner in the early 20th Century. There will be a large number of musical examples for us to enjoy.
Lisa Hirsch has previously spokent to the Society on the topic of Wagner Singers. Lisa Hirsch is a technical writer by profession. She studied music at Brandeis and Stony Brook, and blogs about classical music and opera at Iron Tongue of Midnight
Members are free. Guests are welcome, a $10 donation is suggested
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