Society events held in 2008


17 February   2pm: Wagner’s three-month stay in Russia in early 1863
by Alan Whelan 
Goethe Institut
16 March 1pm: DVD - Act 1 of The Flying Dutchman  2pm: Warwick Fyfe - his study tour in Europe last November as the 2007 Bayreuth Scholar, and his experiences around the role of Wolfram in the 2007 revival of the Elke Neidhardt production of Tannhäuser by Opera Australia.  Goethe Institut
20 April  

2pm: Glenn Winslade - Life in Bayreuth from a singer's viewpoint, where he sang the title role in Tannhäuser in 2002 and 2003

Goethe Institut
18 May   2pm: AGM with Recital by voice students from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Catherine Bouchier, Regina Daniel, Louise Watts, Jonathan Alley and Adam Player, and party  Paddington Uniting Church 
20 July   2pm: Peter Bassett - Lortzing’s 1840 Singspiel, Hans Sachs, as inspiration for Wagner’s Die Meistersinger Goethe Institut
31 August   2pm: Lisa Harper-Brown and
Warwick Fyfe, accompanied by Stephen Mould at the piano - recital of various solo arias, and duets for soprano and baritone 
St Stephens Uniting Church, Macquarie Street 
14 September   2pm: Dr Robert Gibson -Relationships between the music of the two Richards, Wagner and Strauss Paddington Uniting Church
28 September   2pm: Chris Broderick, the new President of the New Zealand Wagner Society - Wagner and the Visual Arts  Goethe Institut
19 October   2pm:
Associate Professor Goetz Richter, Chair of the Strings Unit at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music - Nietzsche and Wagner 
Goethe Institut
30 November   2pm: Early Christmas Party  Goethe Institut