Society events held in 2008


17 February   2pm: Wagner’s three-month stay in Russia in early 1863 by Alan Whelan    Goethe Institut
16 March 1pm: DVD - Act 1 of The Flying Dutchman  2pm: Warwick Fyfe - his study tour in Europe last November as the 2007 Bayreuth Scholar, and his experiences around the role of Wolfram in the 2007 revival of the Elke Neidhardt production of Tannhäuser by Opera Australia.    Goethe Institut
20 April  

2pm: Glenn Winslade - Life in Bayreuth
from a singer's viewpoint, where he sang the title role in Tannhäuser in 2002 and 2003

  Goethe Institut
18 May  



- Recital by voice students from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music
Catherine Bouchier, Regina Daniel, Louise Watts, Jonathan Alley and
Adam Player

- Birthday party 

  Paddington Uniting Church 
20 July   2pm: Peter Bassett - Lortzing’s 1840 Singspiel, Hans Sachs, as inspiration for Wagner’s Die Meistersinger   Goethe Institut
31 August   2pm: Lisa Harper-Brown and
Warwick Fyfe, accompanied by
Stephen Mould at the piano - recital of various solo arias, and duets for soprano and baritone 
  St Stephens Uniting Church, Macquarie Street 
14 September  

2pm: Dr Robert GibsonRelationships between the music of the two Richards, Wagner and Strauss

  Paddington Uniting Church
28 September   2pm: Chris Broderick, the new President of the New Zealand Wagner Society - Wagner and the Visual Arts    Goethe Institut
19 October   2pm: Associate Professor Goetz Richter, Chair of the Strings Unit at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music - Nietzsche and Wagner    Goethe Institut
30 November   2pm: Early Christmas Party    Goethe Institut