2013 Events

The following events under the rubric of The Wagner Project are scheduled to accompany the 2013 USC Wagner conference and are all open to the general public.

Sunday, January 27
The USC Symphony will perform an all-Wagner concert conducted by Donald Portney (program to include Siegfried Idyll, Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde, Ride of the Valkyries).
Time: 7:30pm
Location: Koger Center
General Public $25, Senior Citizens/USC Faculty & Staff $20, and Students $8
Purchase Tickets:
Box Office (803) 251-2222

Tuesday, January 29
Chamber Innovista Series:Wagner and Brahms: New and Old German Schools
Program includes Wagner’s Wesendock Lieder and Brahms’ Quintet for Clarinet and Strings, Op. 115
Time: 7:30pm
Location: Recital Hall, USC School of Music

Wednesday, January 30
Screening of Die Nibelungen: Siegfried (Dir. Fritz Lang, 1924) with live musical accompaniment by Dennis James
[Sponsored by Program of Film & Media Studies, University of South Carolina]
Time: 7:30pm
Location: Recital Hall, USC School of Music



Thursday, January 31
Keynote Lecture:
Alex Ross
(Music Critic of The New Yorker)
"Black Wagner: African-American Wagnerism and the Question of Race Revisited"
7:30pm / Location: TBA

Friday, February 1
Screening of the new documentary Wagner's Jews by New York filmmaker Hilan Warshaw, who will be present to introduce his film and answer questions following the screening.
This event is being co-sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program, University of South Carolina.
Time: 7:30pm
Location: Recital Hall, USC School of Music 

Saturday, February 2
USC Opera presents: Das Barbecü A musical comedy 
by Warrender and Luigs
USC Drayton Hall, 7:30 pm
Tickets are $20 for adults, $5 for students
Call 803-777-0058 or email eschlaefer@mozart.sc.edu






Saturday, February 9
The South Carolina Philharmonic Orchestra, music director Morihiko Nakahara, will perform a concert including The Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg by Richard Wagner and Mahler's 5th Symphony.
Time: TBA
Location: Koger Center