Wagner Societies

Richard-Wagner-Verbrand-International (RWVI)

The International Association of Wagner Societies (RWVI), also known as the Verband, unites regional Wagner Societies around the world. 

The RWVI aims to create interest in and deepen the understanding of Richard Wagner's works, to provide support for the next generation of artists, to support the Richard Wagner Scholarship Foundation, which was founded at the behest of Richard Wagner, to ensure the continuing success of the Bayreuth Festival and to promote international co-operation.

RWVI Wagner News:


The Wagner Society of Queensland

The Wagner Society in Queensland was formed to promote the artistic, scholastic, and public awareness of the musical, dramatic, and theoretical works of Richard Wagner.

It organises talks, screenings, recitals and symposia relevant to the composer’s life and works and their historical, cultural, and philosophical context. It encourages the performance of Wagner’s works by supporting, singers, composers, and musicians.

The society strives to create a convivial social atmosphere in which to celebrate the composer.

The Wagner Society (Victoria)

The Richard Wagner Society of South Australia

The Richard Wagner Society of WA

Each month the Society meets and screens one of Richard Wagner's music dramas to its members and guests.

The Wagner Society

The Wagner Society exists for the promotion of knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the life and works of Richard Wagner. It holds regular concerts, meetings, talks and master classes in Central London.

The Wagner Society of Ireland

Wagner Society of New Zealand

The Wagner Society of New Zealand is an incorporated society of approximately 400 members sharing a common interest in the life, works and influence of Richard Wagner (1813-1883), conductor, critic, designer, writer, inventor of music drama, and composer of some of the greatest music ever written.

Wagner Society of Dallas

Wagner Society of New York

Wagner Society in New York on YouTube

Members might be interested to know that The Wagner Society in New York also has a very interesting and informative "channel" on YouTube with videos of many of its lectures, presentations and recitals, including a roundtable chat with a charming and truly modest Jay Hunter Morris.

Wagner Society of Washington DC

Wagner Society of Northern California

Toronto Wagner Society

Finnish Wagner Society

Richard Wagner Society of South Africa