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Symposium – Meistersinger!
November 21, 2015 - 9:00 am
The Poet’s Task: “It sounded so old, and yet was so new” (Es klang so alt, und war so neu)
It is Wagner Society tradition to conduct a symposium in conjunction with Wagner opera performances in San Francisco. The symposium will discuss Wagner’s Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg. Registration begins 9:30 and Symposium convenes at 10:00. We will break at Noon for a catered box lunch (lunch is included in registration fee)
Evan Baker, Ph.D., author, Opera Historian “Production History of Richard Wagner’s Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Scott Foglesong, pianist, Professor: UC Berkeley, San Francisco Conservatory of Music and UCSF Fromm Institute “Wagner’s Word Painting”
Dr. Arthur Colman, M.D. UCSF Clinical Professor of Psychiatry “Wagner’s Master Class: The Psycho-analysis of Walther von Stolzing
Simon Williams, Ph.D. Progessor Department of Theater and Dance UC Santa Barbara “Die Meistersinger: Wagner’s Shakespearean Opera”.
More detailed description of the event will be forthcoming – there is a fee for this event
Registration: $65 for WSNC Members $75 for Non-Members*
NOTE: Non-Members who register for the Symposium qualify to have a $10 reduction in annual dues for 2016. Consider joining, you most welcome!
LOCATION: JCC-SF 3200 California Street, San Francisco, CA (corner of California and Presidio) Main Floor Fisher Family Hall
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