Society events held in 1989

 

Sunday
19 February
1pm: Video - Rienzi   Goethe Institut
Sunay
19 March

1pm: CD - Parsifal

 

Goethe Institut

Sunday
16 April 

1pm: CD - Tristan und Isolde

 

Goethe Institut

Friday
19 May

7.30pm: Annual ‘Wagner’s Birthday’ Dinner

Guest of Honour: Moffatt Oxenbould

 

Conal Coad sang one Wagner and two Verdi arias.

  Menzies Hotel

Sunday
21 May

1pm:

- AGM

- Video - Das Liebesverbot (1983, Graz Opera House)

 

Goethe Institut

Sunday
18 June

1pm: CS - Lohengrin (Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Sir Georg Solti, Placido Domingo and Jessye Norman)

 

Goethe Institut

Sunday
15 July

9.30am - 5.30pm: Seminar on Die Walküre


Speakers:

- Dennis Hennig - the score

- Professor Michael Ewans - Interaction of the music and the drama

- Professor Andrew Riemer - the myths on which the Ring is based

- Discussion panel - speakers plus Donald Shanks and John Wegner, chaired by member Arthur Carter

 

Goethe Institut

Sunday
7 August

6pm: Reception for Donald McIntyre, jointly hosted by The Opera Guild and the Society

  Opera House, Northern Foyer
Saturday
12 August
6pm: Theatre party to Die Walküre   Opera Theatre,
SOH
Sunday
 20 August

1pm: CD - Flying Dutchman

  Goethe Institut

Sunday

17 September

1pm: Video - documentaries

  Goethe Institut
Sunday
15 October

1pm: Mini-seminar on Tannhäuser


Speakers:

- Werner Baer MBE - discussed the opera and some musical aspects

- John Clifton-Everest - 'The German lure of the Venusberg'

- Sandra Hahn sang 'Elizabeth's Greeting' and 'Elizabeth's Prayer'
  Goethe Institut

Sunday

19 November

1pm: CD - Tannhäuser

  Goethe Institut

Saturday

2 December

6pm: Tannhäuser

  Victorian Arts Centre, Melbourne

Sunday

17 December

2.30pm:

- Recital by Virginia Lamb and Peter Binning singing Liebestod, Alberich's curse duet and Act II from The Flying Dutchman

- Christmas Party

  Goethe Institut