20 May 2018

2.00pm: Wagner and Gluck: Life-time Wagner Society member and honorary life member, Professor Michael Ewans is an eminent academic, musicologist and opera director and an expert in Ancient Greek theatre.

To be followed at 4.00pm by Wagner’s Birthday champagne celebration

12.30pm: DVD: Wagner’s Jews - Documentary by Hilan Warshaw, 2013. Even as Wagner called for the elimination of the Jews from German life, many of his most active supporters were Jewish. Can art transcend bigotry?

 Goethe Institut 90 Ocean St Woollahra