Society events held in 2017


5  February   2pm: Joachim Herz's production of
Der fliegende Holländer by              Dr Graham Bruce
report Goethe Institut
12 March 12.30pm: DVD - Part 1, Magic Fire, 1955 bio-pic with extensive use of Wagner’s music, arranged by Erich Wolfgang Korngold 2pm: Russian Wagnerians in the
20th and 21st Centuries
 by              Dr Rosamund Bartlett
report Goethe Institut
2 April 12.30pm: DVD - Part 2, Magic Fire 2pm: Young Artists Concert: 
Adam Player, Laura Scandizzo, 
Daniel Macey 
& pianist         Jonathan Wilson
report Goethe Institut
21 May  


- Wagner and the Fairies by     Barbara Brady

- Champagne Celebration of Wagner's Birthday

report Goethe Institut
30 July  

1pm: Parsifal Seminar by                 Dr David Larkin, with Eleanor Greenwood (who sang Kundry), Warwick Fyfe (who sang Klingsor) & Bradley Gilchrist (pianist) performed an extract from Act 2 of Parsifal.

report Goethe Institut
13 August   1pm: Lohengrin Seminar by            Dr Antony Ernst report

Willoughby Unity Church

3 September   2pm: Behind the Scenes at the 2016 Melbourne Ring by Luke Gabbedy & Tanja Binggeli report Goethe Institut
8 October   2pm: Brickbats and Bouquets for Bayreuth 2017 (& 2016) report Goethe Institut
19 October  

Recital by soprano
Samantha Crawford, with pianist Bradley Gilchrist. Program:
- Wesendonck Lied, Schmerzen
- O Sachs, mein Freund 
from Die Meistersinger
- Einsam in trüben Tagen 
from Lohengrin
- Du bist der Lenz 
from Die Walküre

A short film of the Walkürenritt from the London Tait Memorial Trust 25th Anniversary recital, featuring Eleanor Greenwood, Valda WilsonLiane Keegan and Ashlyn Tymms

19 November  


- Christmas Concert with Laura Scandizzo, Rebecca Moret who replaced Phoebe Humphreys, winner of the Wagner Society prize in the Eisteddfod, who had to withdraw on account of flu, and Sitiveni Talei, with accompanist  Francis Greep

- Party



St Columba  Community   Centre,   Woollahra