12.30pm: DVD: Wagner’s Jews
2.00pm: Presentation by Professor Michael Ewans
4.00pm: Wagner’s birthday champagne celebration
Read reviews and views at http://wagner.org.au/views-reviews/reviews-wagners-jews-2018
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. He is the author of many books including Wagner and Aeschylus: the ‘Ring’ and the ‘Oresteia’ (1982) and Performing Opera: a practical guide for singers and directors (2016).
In his insightful presentation, Professor Ewans spoke about Wagner's adaptation of Gluck's 'Iphegenie en Aulide' and illustrated his talk with recordings and video from the original Gluck opera and Wagner's version, as well as from 'Die Walküre'.
Read reviews on The Wagner Version Of 'Iphigenia In Aulis' And The Original Gluck Version, 2018 at http://wagner.org.au/views-reviews/reviews-wagner-version-iphigenia-aulis-and-original-gluck-version-2018