Society events held in 2017


5  February   2pm: Joachim Herz's production of
Der fliegende Hollander 
by Dr Graham Bruce
report Goethe Institut
12 March 12.30pm: DVD
Part 1, Magic Fire, 
1955 bio-pic with extensive use of Wagner’s music, arranged by
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
2pm: Russian Wagnerians in the
20th and 21st Centuries
by Dr Rosamund Bartlett
report Goethe Institut
2 April 12.30pm: DVD
Part 2, Magic Fire
2pm: Young Artists Concert: 
Adam Player, Laura Scandizzo, 
Daniel Macey &
pianist Jonathan Wilson
report Goethe Institut
21 May   2pm: Wagner and the Fairies
by Barbara Brady

& Champagne Celebration of Wagner's Birthday
report Goethe Institut
30 July  

1pm: Parsifal Seminar
by Dr David Larkin. 
Eleanor Greenwood (who sang Kundry), Warwick Fyfe (who sang Klingsor) & Bradley Gilchrist (pianist) performed an extract from Act 2 of Parsifal.

report Goethe Institut
13 August   1pm: Lohengrin Seminar
by Dr Antony Ernst

Willoughby Unity Church

3 September   2pm: Behind the Scenes at the 2016 Melbourne Ring 
by Luke Gabbedy
& Tanja Binggeli
report Goethe Institut
8 October   2pm: Brickbats and Bouquets for Bayreuth 2017 (& 2016) report Goethe Institut
19 October   Recital by soprano
Samantha Crawford
19 November   2pm: Christmas Concert with

Laura Scandizzo, Rebecca Moret who replaced Phoebe Humphreys, winner of the Wagner Society prize in the Eisteddfod, who had to withdraw on account of flu, and
Sitiveni Talei, with accompanist 
Francis Greep

& Party



St. Columba’s Centre, Woollahra