Wagner Society events held in 2015


15 February 12.30pm: DVD - BBC
Great Composers: 
2pm: Russia and Wagner 1841-1941 by Dr Rosamund Bartlett [British writer, scholar, lecturer, and translator specialising in Russian literature]   Goethe Institut
10 March 12.30pm: DVD - Part 2 of 
Der Fliegende Holländer
2pm: Presentation by
Dr Heath Lees [an academic, musicologist, broadcaster and the founder of the Wagner Society of New Zealand] placing his film Wagner's Ring: A Tale told in Music against the existing 100-year gallery of Wagner film
  Goethe Institut
29 March  

2pm: Recital by Deborah Humble [international mezzo soprano and Erda in the Melbourne Ring]

  Goethe Institut
19 April  

2pm: Concert of Wagner & Strauss by recipients of various Wagner awards - German, eisteddfod and Lisa Gasteen National Opera School: 
Mylinda Joyce, Tania Ferris, 
Robert Beasley 
& pianist
Chris Cartner

Program Goethe Institut
25 May  



- Recital by Christopher Richardson
(Bass Baritone), Matthew Reardon (Tenor) & Michael Curtain (Pianist)

Program Goethe Institut
14 June  

12.30pm: Exploring Tristan und Isolde: a workshop by Dr David Larkin 

Program Goethe Institut
21 June  

3pm: A special occasion to celebrate the SSO performances of Tristan und Isolde on 20 and 22 June, hosted by the Wagner Society in NSW, and including members of the Victorian and the Queensland Wagner Societies. Conductor David Robertson spoke about the experience of conducting Tristan.

Invitation Goethe Institut
12 July 12.30pm: DVD - Act 1 of Lohengrin with Kaufmann 2pm: Directing Wagner - a Q&A session by Sir David McVicar, opera and theatre director   Goethe Institut
9 August   2pm: Talk by Carolyn Watson [Australian conductor based in the United States since 2013] on conductor Carlos Kleiber, and Kleiber's Tristan und Isolde.   Goethe Institut
13 September 12.30pm: DVD - Act 2 of Lohengrin with Kaufmann 2pm: Composers today: Wagner's legacy by Andrew Ford, composer, writer and broadcaster. This event had to be cancelled at short notice.   Goethe Institut
11 October 12.30pm: DVD - Act 3 of Lohengrin with Kaufmann 2pm: The Melbourne Ring: Looking back by Neil Armfield, director   Goethe Institut
22 November  


- Christmas concert:
Laura Scandizzo, Jenny Bonner, Soonki Park & pianist
Mikey Curtain

- Christmas party

Video of Heimliches Lieben (Secret Love) by Franz Schubert Glebe Justice Centre