Society events held in 1982


28 February  2pm: Recording of Rienzi   Concordia Club, Stanmore
15 March 

6pm: ‘How Wagner’s affair with Mathilde Wesendonck influenced the musical development of Tristan und Isolde’, by Werner Baer MBE


AMP Theatrette, Circular Quay

28 March 

2pm: Recording of Tristan und Isolde (von Karajan)


Concordia Club

2 May

2pm: Recording of Meistersinger (Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau under Eugen Jochum)

  Concordia Club

21 May

7pm: AGM

8pm for 8.30pm: Annual ‘Wagner’s birthday’ Dinner
Guest of Honour: Patrick Veitch, General Manager, AO


Sebel Town House, Elizabeth Bay


Sebel Town House


30 May

1.30pm: Recordings:
- Deryck Cooke’s ‘Introduction to the Ring’
- Highlights of the Ring under von Karajan


Concordia Club

27 June

2pm: Recording of Das Rheingold (Boulez)


Concordia Club

25 July

1pm: Recording of Die Walküre (Boulez)

  Concordia Club

5 August

6pm: Theatre party to Tristan und Isolde


Concert Hall, SOH

7 August

4.30pm: Theatre party to Tristan und Isolde

  Concert Hall, SOH

22 August

Recital by Robert Gard and accompanist John Champ, hosted by the Society in collaboration with the South Pacific Liszt Society.


Sydney Conservatorium of Music

19 September

1pm: Recording of Götterdämmerung (Boulez)

  Concordia Club

27 September

6.30pm: Lecture on ‘Wagner and the Greeks’ by Professor Michael Ewans


Small Hall,
Sydney Conservatorium of Music

24 October

1pm: Recording of Parsifal (von Karajan)

  Concordia Club

4 November

2pm: Recordings by von Karajan:

  Concordia Club