Society events held in 2019


10 February
12.30pm: DVD - Act 1, Barrie Kosky's
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
2pm: My passion for Wagner
by British conductor
Anthony Negus
Report Goethe-Institut
10 March
12.30pm: DVD - Act 2, Kosky's Meistersinger
2pm: Dividing Wagner by Israeli conductor Asher Fisch Report Goethe-Institut
31 March no DVD beforehand


- AGM (for members)

- DVD - The Making of Der Ring des Nibelungen – Bayreuther Festspiel - A documentary of Patrice Chéreau’s Centenary Production - replacing a planned recital by dramatic soprano Katrina Sheppeard, which was cancelled due to laryngitis

19 May no DVD beforehand


- Concert by dramatic soprano Celeste Siciliano,  baritone        Ted Labow & pianist            Jonathan Wilson

- Celebration of Wagner's birthday

Program & report Goethe-Institut
7 July
no DVD beforehand
1 - 5pm: Seminar on Parsifal by   Dr Antony Ernst Report Goethe-Institut
21 July
12.00 noon: DVD - Act 3, Kosky's Meistersinger
2pm: Heldentenor
Stuart Skelton talks about Singing on the World Stage
Report Goethe-Institut
MONDAY  19 August no DVD beforehand
6pm: Conductor and Wagner Society Patron Simone Young talks about her Recent musical experiences
Report Goethe-Institut
29 September  
DVD - The Searchers of the Grail
2pm: Members report back from Bayreuth and other Wagner performances seen in 2019

Slide show

27 October
1.00pm: DVD - Sydney Opera House Gala Opening Concert 1973
2pm: Wagner & Paris by Dr Robert Mitchell Report Goethe-Institut
17 November no DVD


- Christmas concert with Rebecca MacCallion,          Daniel Macey & pianist      Bradley Kunda, and pianist Evgeny Genchev

- Christmas party 

Program & report St Columba Community Centre, Woollahra