My early Bayreuth albums, by Leona Geeves

Vice-President Leona Geeves has provided fascinating photos of her Bayreuth visits in 1995, the late 1990s and 2000.

At the Bayreuth Festival in 1995
Wolfgang Wagner signed copies of his book Acts: The Autobiography of Wolfgang Wagner in front of the Festspielhaus in Bayreuth.

In the queue
Me in the queue

 

Signing
Wolfgang Wagner signing his book


At the Bayreuth Festival in the late 1990s

Bayreuth Festival
Me, Garry Richards, Margaret Budge, Hilda Perini, Bill and Edna Watson

 

Bayreuth Festival
Garry Richards, Margaret Budge, Hilda Perini, Bill and Edna Watson

 

Bayreuth Festival
The Festspielhaus

 

Bayreuth Festival
Hilda Perini, ???, Rosemary Cater-Smith, Alec Cater, Margaret Budge

 

Bayreuth Festival
Margaret Budge, Hilda Perini, Edna and Bill Watson

 

Bayreuth Festival
Me, Margaret Budge, Hilda Perini, Edna Watson

 

Bayreuth Festival
Barbara McNulty, Hilda Perini, Margaret Budge


At a Southern California Wagner Society's Bayreuth dinner 
in the late 1990s

Bayreuth dinner
With two guests

 

Bayreuth dinner
Me with chorus master, Herr Norbert Balatsch and his then wife Frau Balatsch

 

Bayreuth dinner
Andy Roumbakis, Southern California Wagner Society on the left

 

Bayreuth dinner
At a Southern California Wagner Society's Bayreuth dinner

 

Bayreuth dinner
At a Southern California Wagner Society's Bayreuth dinner


At the Bayreuth Festival in 2000

Bayreuth Festival, 2000
Christian Thielemann at Gondrom book shop

 

Bayreuth Festival, 2000
Mette Ejsing (Erda) at Die Schallplatte record shop  (now closed)

 

Bayreuth Festival, 2000
Gunter von Kannen at the now closed Markgrafen-Buchhandlung

 

Bayreuth Festival 2000
With the late Robert Lloyd. On the left holding plastic bag - Jim Leigh

 

Bayreuth Festival 2000
Naomi Kaldor, Jane Mathews, me, Siss Harnett

 

Bayreuth Festival 2000
Naomi Kaldor, late Robert Lloyd, rear of Joan Griffin, Donald Campbell, (late) Barbara McNulty

 

Bayreuth Festival 2000
???,  Baroness Lotti von Chiari, Robert Lloyd, Jim Leigh, Siss Hartnett

 

Bayreuth Festival
Wolfgang Wagner signing my program

 

Bayreuth Festival
With Linda Watson (Ortrud) and Melanie Diener (Elsa von Brabant)