Society events held in 2003


23 February   1pm: A talk by
Professor Michael Ewans entitled Wagner in Perspective - 120 Years after the Master’s Death 
Goethe Institut
16 March   1pm: DVD of Die Meistersinger von Nϋrnberg - Deutsche Oper Berlin, conducted by Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos with Götz Friedrich - producer, Gosta Winbergh - Walter, Eva Johansson - Eva, Victor von Halem - Veit Pogner, Wolfgang Brendel - Hans Sachs; English subtitles  Goethe Institut
13 April  

1pm: Dr Antony Ernst on Parsifal

Goethe Institut
Friday 23 May   6pm: Wagner's Birthday Dinner – held on the day of Wagner’s birth   The Women’s Club 
Saturday 7 June  

10am: Meistersinger Seminar -Speakers include Dr Antony Ernst,
Dr Sally Kester and
Arthur Lawrence. 

Domain Theatre,
Art Gallery of NSW
Saturday 5 July   10am - 2pm:
Meistersinger presentation -
Professor Heath Lees, President of the Wagner Society of New Zealand
Metcalfe Auditorium, State Library of NSW 
20 July 1pm: 24th AGM Video extracts from the 1982/83 season of the Vienna State Opera conducted by Sir Georg Solti to celebrate his 80th birthday  Goethe Institut
Tuesday 19 September   Masterclass, to be conducted by Sir Donald McIntyre, world-renowned Wagnerian bass. Three students from the Conservatorium - David Greco, Caroline Wenborne and Jessica Pratt - and Opera Australia’s Warwick Fyfe will work with Sir Donald on their chosen arias. Conservatorium of Music 
19 October   1pm: Adelaide Ring 2004 - prepare for this important event with talks about aspects of the Cycle. Beginning with
Dr Terence Watson - Power in the Ring Part 2
Goethe Institut
16 November   1pm: Wagner Player Piano Recital – Dennis Condon Newtown
7 November  

1pm: documentary on New York’s private Amato Opera Company, a labour of love for Sally and Anthony Amato

End-of-year party

Goethe Institut