WAGNER SOCIETY EVENTS IN 2021

 

THURSDAY
28 January
  8.00pm: British dramatic soprano    Susan Bullock CBE in conversation, from London, with Dr Robert Mitchell  via zoom report by zoom
THURSDAY
11 February
 

8.00pm: American dramatic soprano  Lise Lindstrom in conversation, from London, with Dr Robert Mitchell via zoom

report by zoom
Sunday
7 March
no DVD beforehand

2.00pm: 'Wagner at 40' Concert with soprano Laura Scandizzo, violinist Cedar-Rose Newman and pianist Bradley Gilchrist 

program

report

concert
video pt 1

concert
video pt 2

Mosman Art Gallery
Sunday
21 March
  4.00pm: Regular WS presenter Professor Heath Lees talks to us from New Zealand, via zoom, about Wagnerism after Alex Ross report by zoom
Sunday
18 April

12.30pm: DVD - 
Ludwig II castles in Bavaria  

2.00pm: Professor Thea Brejzek, UTS, on revolutionary Swiss stage designer Adolphe Appia and the Emergence of Scenography

report

slides

Hellerau  Festival
video

Goethe
Institut 
Sunday
 23 May
no DVD beforehand

 


2.00pm [AEST]: Wagner-Liszt piano recital by Tamara-Anna Cislowska - Special event to celebrate 40 years since Wagner lovers met in Bayreuth & agreed to start a Wagner Society in Australia

3.00pm: Wagner's birthday drinks and celebration of the Society's 40th anniversary

program

report

video of  Richard King's talk

St Columba Community 
Centre       

Sunday
6 June
 

11.00am [AEST]: Alex Ross in conversation with Dr David Larkin about his recent book Wagnerism: Art and Politics in the Shadow of Music via zoom

report

video of conversation

by zoom

Sunday
11 July
 

1.00pm [AEST]: AGM (members only)

  by zoom 
Sunday 
8 August
  2.00pm [AEST]: Talk by Stephen Mould about his book Curating Opera  

by zoom

 

Sunday
29 August
no DVD beforehand 2.00pm [AEST]: Ariadne's Thread, a recital of German Romantic Music with 
Pam Andrews, Jill Sullivan & pianist Mikey Curtain 
  St Columba Community 
Centre

Sunday         12 September tbc

 12.00 noon:
DVD: Silent Movie - The Life and Works of Richard Wagner 

 

2.00pm [AEST]: Soprano
Anna-Louise Cole talks to us. 

  tba
Sunday 10 October no DVD beforehand tba   tba

Friday 15 - Sunday 17 October

 

Wine tasting trip 

 

Brangayne vineyards, Orange

Sunday 28 November no DVD beforehand 2.00pm [AEDT]: Concert and Christmas Party   St Columba Community 
Centre

UPDATED 11 JULY 2021