Society events held in 2011

 

20 February 12.30pm: DVD - Act 3 of the Munich Lohengrin with
Jonas Kaufmann
2pm: Cui bono? The Liszt - Wagner relationship reconsidered
by David Larkin 
Goethe Institut
20 March 12.30pm: DVD - The Life and Works of Richard Wagner, directed by Carl Fröhlich, first released on 20 November 1913 2pm: Rousseau and Wagner: musician-philosophers 
by Dr Terence Watson
Goethe Institut
17 April 12.30pm: DVD - Part 1 of Das Rheingold, the only video recording of Karajan’s 1978 Salzburg Ring Cycle 2pm: Brendan Carmody, winner of the inaugural “Berlin New Music Opera Award” (which replaced the “Bayreuth Scholarship”) - his 3 months in Europe, including working with Barry Kosky at the Komische Oper Berlin on a new production of Der Freischutz. Goethe Institut
22 May 12.30pm: DVD - Part 2 of Das Rheingold, the only video recording of Karajan’s 1978 Salzburg Ring Cycle 2pm: 198th anniversary of Wagner’s birth - our Annual General Meeting, followed by a recital by Rachel Bate, winner of the 2010 German Opera Scholarship Goethe Institut
10 July 12.30pm: DVD - Act 2 of Bayreuth Festival’s 2010 Die Walküre 2pm: Recital by Rachel Bate, winner of the 2010 German Opera Scholarship. Members report back from Hamburg Ring and Metropolitan Opera’s Siegfried Goethe Institut
7 August 12.30pm: DVD - Act 3 of Bayreuth Festival’s 2010 Die Walküre

2pm: Members report back from Glyndebourne Mastersinger and San Francisco Ring 
(Colleen Chesterman and
Katie French)

Goethe Institut
18 September 12.30pm: DVD - Part 1 of Wagner’s early opera, Rienzi. Or the Last Tribune. Deutsche Oper 2010 Berlin. Conductor: Sebastian Lang-Lessing. Title role: Torsten Kerl. (Acts 1& 2) 2pm: Report back by members attending Bayreuth 2010 Goethe Institut
16 October 12.30pm: DVD - Part 2 of Wagner’s early opera, Rienzi. Or the Last Tribune. (Acts 3,4 & 5) 2pm: Lyndon Terracini, Artistic Director, Opera Australia – The Melbourne Ring Cycle. Goethe Institut
20 November 2pm: DVD - The Three Divas: interviews with Martha Modl, Birgit Nilsson and Astrid Varnay about their Bayreuth careers. 3pm: Christmas Party - Competitions and Raffles. Sale of books and memorabilia donated by Janet Wayland. Goethe Institut\