Society events held in 1983

 

Saturday
5 February 
7.30pm for 8pm: Black tie dinner in honour of Leonie Rysanek with Honorary Life membership bestowed on Miss Rysanek.   Wentworth Hotel Sydney
Sunday
20 February 

Recording of The Flying Dutchman, with Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau in the title role

 

Concordia Club Stanmore

Tuesday
 15 March 

7.30pm: General Meeting

 

The Print Room,
141 Dowling Street, Woolloomooloo

Sunday
 20 March

2pm: Recording of Das Rheingold

  Concordia Club

Friday
1 April

1.30pm: Recording of Bach’s St Mathew Passion, with Fischer-Dieskau and Peter Pears, conductor Klemperer

 

Concordia Club

Sunday
17 April

1.30pm: Recording of Die Walküre (Solti)

 

Concordia Club

Monday
2 May

Talk by Connell Byrne - an Australian tenor who has made his singing career in Europe and is returning for a season with the Tasmanian Opera Company - on the challenges facing a tenor in Wagnerian roles

 

The Print Room

Friday
20 May

- AGM

- Annual ‘Wagner’s Birthday’ Dinner

Guest of Honour: Raymond Myers, an Australian baritone

  Sheraton-Wentworth Hotel

Sunday
29 May

1.30pm: Recording of Siegfried

 

Concordia Club

Thursday
 16 June

6pm: Reception for Ken Neate, an Australian Wagnerian tenor, who has had a long career in Germany, has sung at Bayreuth and is Professor of Voice at the Richard Strauss Conservatorium of Music, Munich. He is returning to Australia to judge the Metropolitan Opera Auditions.

 

He spoke about the ‘Wagner Voice’.

  The Print Room

Sunday
19 June

1.30pm: Recording of Götterdämmerung 

 

Concordia Club

Friday
 15 July 

6.30pm: Professor Michael Ewans’ lecture on ‘Die Walküre – a new interpretation (not really)’

 

Music Room

Concordia Club

Sunday
17 July

1.30pm: Recording of Tristan und Isolde (Kleiber)

 

Concordia Club

Tuesday
19 July

General Meeting

  The Print Room

21 August

1.30pm: Recording of Tannhäuser 

  Concordia Club
Tuesday
13 September

6.15pm: Talk by the production team of the AO’s Die WalküreAndrew Sinclair, Alan Lees and Desmond Digby

  The Print Room
Sunday
18 September

1.30pm: Recording of Lohengrin (von Karajan)

  Concordia Club
Monday
10 October
Group booking for Die Walküre   SOH
Sunday 
16 October

1.30pm:

- Recording of Meistersinger (von Karajan, Dresden)

- Talk by Werner Baer MBE on the new production of The Ring at Bayreuth

  Concordia Club
Monday
17 October
6.15pm: Talk by Maestro Cillario   The Print Room
Friday
28 October

Group booking for Die Walküre

 

Supper party for cast, production team and Opera management

 

SOH

 

Northern Foyer
Sunday
20 November
11am: First Annual Picnic  

Ball’s Head Park

near Greenwich
Sunday
27 November

1.30pm: Recording of Parsifal

  Concordia Club