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WSC Presentation: An Analysis of Parsifal

Stacey Richoi, mezzo-soprano – Kundry
Ric Furman, heldentenor – Parsifal
Gustav Andreassen, bass – Gurnemanz
Charles H. Parsons, opera historian, author, reviewer, and authority – Klingsor (spoken), program notes, and lecture material
Valerie Pool – accompanist

Recorded September 8, 2013, at the home of Rev. George and Amy Hill in Montgomery, Ohio.

“Wagner’s Ring Cycle” Panel Discussion, March 2012

On March 11, 2012, the Wagner Society of Cincinnati hosted a “Wagner’s Ring Cycle” discussion featuring a panel of experts: opera historian, reviewer, and respected authority, Charles Parsons; Cincinnati Opera’s Director of Artistic Operations, Marcus Küchle; and international opera singer, Gustav Andreassen. Wagner Society of Cincinnati President, Jim Slouffman, moderated.

Lohengrin Presentation

Jim Slouffman, President of the Wagner Society of Cincinnati, will be giving a talk on Lohengrin at 2:00pm this Sunday, February 20, at the German Heritage Museum located at 4764 West Fork Road, Cincinnati, Ohio.  Several Wagner Society of Cincinnati members are travelling to Chicago on March 5 for the Lyric Opera of Chicago’s production of Lohengrin, so this presentation will be a wonderful opportunity to learn about the opera and hear a bit of the music.

Das Rheingold: The Theft of Light Presentation

At our next meeting at 2:00pm on Sunday, September 26,WSC President Jim Slouffman will present Das Rheingold: The Theft of Light in preparation for the Met Live in HD performance on October 9th. The meeting  will be held at the German Heritage Museum, 4764 West Fork Road, Cincinnati, Ohio.

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