Society events held in 2012


5 February 12 noon: DVD - Part 1 of Wagner’s early Romantic opera, Der fliegende Hollander
Hartmut Handchen conducts the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra. Juha Uusitalo sings the title role.
2pm: The Souffleuse and the Singer: the working relationship between the singer and the prompt by Sharolyn Kimmorley and
Robert Mitchell
Goethe Institut
25 March 12.30pm: DVD - Part 2 of Der fliegende Hollander 2pm: The Melbourne Ring. Maureen Wheeler, Principal Donor, and Richard Mills, Conductor, discuss their shared involvement in the 2013 ‘Ring’ Cycle in Melbourne. Goethe Institut
28 March  

Emeritus Professor Heath Lees: The Women in Wagner’s Life and Art

Goethe Institut
22 April 12.30pm: DVD - Max Lorenz: Wagner’s Mastersinger - Hitler’s Siegfried 2pm: Emotional Noise: the relationship between sound, music, visual image and emotions (Wagner’s sound world) by Catherine Gleeson and
Andrew Belletti (Australian Film, Television and Radio School)
Goethe Institut
20 May 12.30pm: DVD - The Golden Ring: the making of Solti’s ‘Ring’ 2pm: Annual General Meeting; Wagner’s Birthday Celebration;
Lisa Harper-Brown, Young Dramatic Soprano, with Stephen Mould – Piano. A Program of Richard Wagner’s works: "Elsa’s Dream" - Lohengrin; Wesendonck Lieder; “Der Männer Sippe” - Die Walküre
Goethe Institut
17 June   1pm: Sins of the Father: a story about Liszt and Wagner, with musical illustrations
(by Jessica Duchen)
presented by Damien Beaumont (ABC Classic FM);

In Conversation with
Deborah Humble – Erda & Waltraute in the Melbourne Ring

Goethe Institut
8 July 12.30pm: DVD - Act 1 of The Royal Danish Opera’s production of Tannhäuser, with Stig Andersen in the title role. 2pm: Off the record and between the lines. Peter Bassett talks about his new book, 1813 Wagner and Verdi: A celebration. Goethe Institut
12 August 12.30pm: DVD - Act 2 of The Royal Danish Opera’s production of Tannhäuser 2pm: Our new Patron visits: 
Simone Young meets and greets the Wagner Society in NSW
Goethe Institut
16 September 12.30pm: DVD - Act 3 of The Royal Danish Opera’s production of Tannhäuser 2pm: In Conversation with
John Pickeringon: Life in Germany, and Lübeck; and Members’ Feedback: Bayreuth 2012
Goethe Institut
21 October   1pm: In Conversation
with John Wegner
Goethe Institut
11 November  

End of Year Special Event - Concert with Warwick Fyfe and
Lisa Harper-Brown with accompanist Stephen Mould - catered event.


Mosman Art Gallery