Society events held in 2010

 

21 February 12.45pm: DVD - Act 2 of Parsifal  2pm: The operas Wagner almost wrote by Peter Bassett Goethe Institut
28 March 12.30pm: DVD - Act 3 of Parsifal  2pm: Lifting the Lid on Wagner's Piano by Professor Heath Lees Goethe Institut
18 April 12.30pm: DVD - Act 1 of Tristan und Isolde broadcast live from Bayreuth in 2009 2pm: Wagner and the Politics of Friendship by Dr Terence Watson Goethe Institut
23 May 12.30pm: DVD - Act 2 of Tristan und Isolde broadcast live from Bayreuth in 2009 2pm: Annual General Meeting
followed by a recital by
Emma Moore and Simone Easthope (sopranos), and Morgan Pearse (baritone) with Sharolyn Kimmorley (piano) and a celebration of the 197th anniversary of Richard Wagner’s birth (on 22 May 1813) 
Goethe Institut
1 August 12.30pm: DVD - Act 3 of Tristan und Isolde broadcast live from Bayreuth in 2009 2pm: Stephen Whale recital: Brahms (1833- 1897): Zwei Rhapsodien Op. 79 Two Rhapsodies - B Minor and G Minor; Haydn (1732- 1809): Keyboard Sonata in E Flat Major, Hob. XVI 49 (No.59); Schubert (1797-1828): Piano Sonata No. 14 in A minor (“Grande Sonate”), D. 784 (Op. posth. 143) Goethe Institut
19 September 12.30pm: DVD - Act 1 of Lohengrin from Munich 2009 conducted by Kent Nagano with Jonas Kaufmann in the title role

2pm: Report back on Lohengrin by members attending Bayreuth 2010
Recital: mezzo Anna Yun and baritone Mitchell Riley with accompanist Jack Symonds: songs of Robert Schumann and Schubert and extract from Bach’s St Matthew Passion

Goethe Institut
24 October  

New York Metropolitan Opera’s new production of Das Rheingold, being screened at the Chauvel Cinema, Paddington

Chauvel Cinema, Paddington

21 November 12.30pm: DVD - Act 2 of Lohengrin from Munich 2009 conducted by Kent Nagano with Jonas Kaufmann in the title role 2pm: Christmas Party and Wagner Bazaar Goethe Institut