- 16 February 2017,
- John Studdert
2.00 pm Russian Wagnerians in the 20th and 21st Centuries
Rosamund Bartlett is a writer, scholar, translator and lecturer. She has a doctorate from Oxford on Wagner and Russia. Her most recent books are Tolstoy: A Russian Life and a new translation of Anna Karenina. She has also written a biography of Chekhov and currently works with the Anton Chekhov Foundation, overseeing translations of his early short stories and letters. She has lectured on Russian literature, music and cultural history. For the Wagner Society she is presenting on Russian Wagnerians and will be playing a number of rare recordings of great singers of Imperial Russia and the Soviet Union.
Preceded by DVD 12.30 PM Magic Fire (part 1) 1955 Film with Wagner’s music arranged by Erich Korngold
Followed by Afternoon Tea
Airconditioned comfort of Goethe-Institut, 90 Ocean St, cnr Jersey Rd Woollahra
All welcome - $20 for members, $25 for guests and $10 for students