Program of events in 2019


Wagner Society in NSW


10 February
12.30pm: DVD
Act 1, Barrie Kosky's

Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
2pm: My passion for Wagner
by British conductor
Anthony Negus
report Goethe-Institut
10 March
12.30pm: DVD
Act 2,
Kosky's Meistersinger

2pm: Dividing Wagner
by Isreali conductor
Asher Fisch
report Goethe-Institut
31 March no DVD

2pm: AGM (for members)
& DVD - The Making of Der Ring des Nibelungen – Bayreuther Festspiel - A documentary of Patrice Chéreau’s Centenary Production - replacing a planned recital by dramatic soprano Katrina Sheppeard, which was cancelled due to laryngitis

19 May no DVD

2pm: Concert by dramatic soprano Celeste Siciliano and
baritone Ted Labow,
with accompanist
Jonathan Wilson,

& celebration of Wagner's birthday

report Goethe-Institut
7 July
no DVD
1 - 5pm: Seminar on Parsifal by    Dr Antony Ernst report Goethe-Institut
21 July
12.00 noon: DVD
Act 3,
Kosky's Meistersinger

2pm: Heldentenor
Stuart Skelton talks about Singing on the World Stage
report Goethe-Institut
MONDAY  19 August no DVD

6pm: Conductor and Wagner Society Patron Simone Young talks about her recent musical experiences
report Goethe-Institut
29 September  
  The Searchers of the Grail
2pm: Members report back from  Bayreuth and other Wagner performances seen in 2019 report + 
slide show
27 October
1.00pm: DVD
Sydney Opera House Gala Opening Concert 1973
2pm: Dr Robert Mitchell talks to us   Goethe-Institut
17 November no DVD
2pm: Christmas concert with Rebecca MacCallion, Bradley Kunda and other young singers TBC   St Columba's Centre, Woollahra