Wagner Society of New York Masterclass with Adrianne Pieczonka

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Wagner Society of New York Masterclass with Adrianne Pieczonka
Wagner Society of New York
presents many Spring 2016 events. Add the following to
your calendar, and note additional upcoming events below.
Masterclass with
Adrianne Pieczonka, soprano
Chrysothemis in
at the Met
Sunday, March 20, 2016, 3:00 p.m.
Liederkranz Foundation, 6 East 87th St. (between 5th & Madison), New York
We are honored to present Canadian soprano Adrianne Pieczonka in a
masterclass with three of the Society’s outstanding recent grantees: Alicia
Jayourba, Leah Schenk-Crowne, and Terina Westmeyer.
Photo: Bo Huang
Internationally acclaimed for her interpretations of Wagner, Strauss, Verdi, and
Puccini, Ms. Pieczonka has brought to life such powerful women as Senta,
Chrysothemis, Sieglinde, the Marschallin, the Kaiserin, Tosca, Elisabetta, and
Amelia on leading stages in Europe, North America, and Asia. She has performed under many distinguished conductors.
Masterclass pianist: Craig Ketter, international recitalist and collaborative
pianist. Program host: Scott Carlton, Chairman, Singers Committee.
Free for members and students Non-members: $10.00
Reservations are not required. No late seating.
Social hour (cash bar) will follow the program.
Contributions to the WSNY Lauch Matching Fund are
doubled to provide additional assistance to our Singers Fund.
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Friday, April 8, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Liederkranz Foundation, 6 East 87th St. (between 5th & Madison), New York
Formerly a violinist at the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra for 21 years, Erica
Miner is now an award-winning author, screenwriter, journalist, and lecturer.
Her debut novel, Travels with My Lovers, won the Fiction Prize in the Direct from
the author Book Awards, and she has won awards for her screenplays. Her book
Murder in the Pit has been on bestseller lists. Ms. Miner has spoken to U.S. Wagner
societies on both coasts as well as in other lecture venues.
Photo: Stephen Dorian Miner
Free for members and students Non-members: $10.00
Reservations are not required.
Social hour (cash bar) will follow the program.
Upcoming events:
•Morgan Library & Museum Ring exhibition: on view through April 17. 225 Madison Ave. at 36th St., NYC.
•March 20 (Sun.), 3:00 p.m. Masterclass with Adrianne Pieczonka, soprano (Chrysothemis in Elektra) and three
WSNY grantees. Liederkranz Foundation, 6 East 87th St.
•April 3 (Sun.), 3:00–8:00 p.m. “Wagner in Hungary.” Hungarian Consulate, 223 E. 52nd St., NYC. See flyer.
•April 8 (Fri.), 7:30 p.m. Talk by Erica Miner: “21 Years at the Met: How I Learned to Love the Ring.” At the
Liederkranz.
•May 5 (Thurs.), 6:00 p.m. Event in honor of Waltraud Meier. By invitation only, to WSNY special contributors.
•May 15 (Sun.), 7:30 p.m. Adelphi Orchestra: All-Wagner concert. Richard Owen, conductor; Karen Foster, Erik
Nelson Werner, Steven Fredericks. DiMenna Center, 450 W. 37th St., NYC. Special rate for WSNY. Flyer to come.
If you have not joined or renewed for this season, please go to the WSNY website www.wagnersocietny.org and
click on Membership. Phone: 212/749-4561 Fax: 212/749-1542 Email: [email protected]
Wagner Society of New York, P.O. Box 230949, Ansonia Station, New York, NY 10023-0949 / www.wagnersocietyny.org

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