Upcoming Events:

Sunday, January 4, 2015 - 3PM

Wagner Society of New York Opera 

Holiday Recital

The Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater at the Y, 3 West 63rd Street, New York, NY 10023

featuring Ric Furman, heldentenor; Thomas Bagwell, piano

Recent Events:

Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 12:30PM

New York Opera Forum

Die Walküre by R. Wagner (Brünnhilde)

Bruno Walter Auditorium, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
Amsterdam Avenue at 65th Street, New York, NY 10023


Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 2:00PM

Bronx Library Center,310 Kingsbridge Road, Bronx, New York


Sunday June 29, 2013 at 8PM

Johanna Meier Opera Theatre Institute

Black Hills State University - Spearfish, SD
Benjamin Britten's The Rape of Lucretia (Female Chorus)


Sunday July 27, 2012 - 2PM and 6PM

Wagner Intensive Summer Program

at Baldwin Wallace College

Gamble Auditorium - Berea, OH 
Richard Wagner's Lohengrin, Act II, Scene 2 (Elsa) and Die Walküre, Act I, Scene 3 (Sieglinde)


Sunday, March 3, 2013 - 4PM

Solemn Lenten Vespers

Sacred Heart Church 70 Broad Street, Bloomfield, NJ 07003

Vespers Service featuring
"Aus Liebe will mein Heiland sterben" from J.S. Bach's Matthäuspassion
Jennifer Behnke, soprano
Bethany Collier, flute

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January 2013

New York Opera Forum presents:

Andrea Chénier by U. Giordano

Thursday, January 10th at 7:00 pm
Williams Residence
95th Street/West End Avenue, New York City

Saturday, January 12th at 1:00 pm
New York Public Library - Tompkins Square Branch
331 East 10th Street, New York City

Jennifer Behnke, Maddalena de Coigny

Sunday, October 21, 2012 - 3PM

Unresolved Desires:  

Scenes from Richard Wagner's Die Walküre, Lohengrin and Parsifal

Church of Christ and St. Stephen
122 West 69th Street, New York, NY 10023

Emerging Artists Performing Wagner's Master Works

Jennifer Behnke, soprano
Christina Carr, mezzo-soprano
Caleb Stokes, tenor
Jeremy Irland, baritone
Wilson Southerland, conductor 
Mary Pinto, piano
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Sunday, May 13 - 7PM

The Risk to Blossom

Christ and St. Stephen Church,
120 W 69th Street, New York, NY 10023

Recital of works by:
Wagner, Debussy, Medtner, and Ryan Malone
Eric Hunter, piano