WAGNER SOCIETY EVENTS IN 2022

 

UPDATED 22 MAY 2022

WEDNESDAY
ZOOM
19 January
  7.00pm [AEDT]: Documentary film makers Wayne Groom and Dr Carolyn Bilsborow talk to us from Adelaide about and show excerpts from their latest production Marjorie Lawrence: The World at her Feet

Report

Zoom video

by Zoom
SUNDAY
30 January
 

2.00pm [AEDT]: Recital by Rebecca MacCallionBronwyn Douglass and Bradley Kunda with Lieder by composers including Brahms, Wolf, Wagner, Berg, Marx and Richard Strauss

Report

Updated program

Mosman Art Gallery
SUNDAY
20 February
 

1.30pm [AEDT]: Talk by Robert Gay on The impact of French Grand Opera on the works of Verdi & Wagner

Report

Program

Hand-out

Goethe Institut, Woollahra
WEDNESDAY
ZOOM
2 March
   

7.00pm [AEDT]: BBC broadcaster 
Christopher Cook talks to us from Deal, England, via zoom on Amfortas! Die Wunde ... Two Wounded Disciples: The post-Christian world of Parsifal and the curious symbiosis between Amfortas and Klingsor

Report

Zoom video

Talk transcript

Images

by Zoom
SUNDAY
13 March

 

2.00pm [AEDT]: Masterclass with Christina Henson Hayes (Warwick Fyfe's vocal coach) & Bradley Gilchrist (piano), featuring Ellen McNeil (Jane Mathews AO / PO scholarship holder), Nathan Bryon & Damien Noyce (WSNSW funded), Paul McLeod (WSNSW member) and Michael James, Anita de Lisen & Ashlee Woodgate (students of Christina Henson Hayes)with guests of honour Warwick Fyfe and Ruth Frances

Program

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St Columba Community Centre,
Woollahra
SUNDAY
 27 March

12.30pm [AEDT]:
DVD
Silent Wagner

 

2.00pm [AEDT]: Talk by Ralph Myers [Designer of the Aix en Provence Tristan und Isolde] on Isolde in Aix

Program

Photos

Slideshow

Goethe Institut,
Woollahra
      

SUNDAY
10 April

12.30pm [AEST]: 
DVD
Die Feen
A delightful children’s version

2.00pm [AEST]: Talk by Peter Bassett on Hurry away then, towards the East

Program

Photos

Goethe Institut,
Woollahra

SUNDAY
1 May
   

1.30pm [AEST]: DVD of Fritz Lang’s masterpiece Siegfried

Program

Photos

Goethe Institut,
Woollahra

WEDNESDAY
ZOOM
4 May
  12.30pm [AEST]: Award winning author, scriptwriter, lecturer and journalist Erica Miner talks to us from Seattle about Wagner and Berlioz Photos by Zoom
SUNDAY
29 May
  1.00pm [AEST]: AGM (Financial members only)
2.00pm: Concert by Brad Cooper, Jane Ede & Bradley Gilchrist
3.30pm: Wagner’s Birthday Celebrations
Details St Columba Community Centre,
Woollahra
SUNDAY
26 June
 

2.00pm [AEST]: DVD - Marjorie Lawrence: the World at her Feet

Details Goethe Institut,
Woollahra

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  SUNDAY
31 July

  2.00pm [AEST]: Concert with Valda Wilson & Nathan Bryon   Mosman Art Gallery

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SUNDAY
21 August

  2.00pm [AEST]: Recital by Rachel Bate   Mosman Art Gallery

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SUNDAY
18 September

  2.00pm [AEST]: Robert Gay continues his talk on French Grand Opera   Goethe Institut,
Woollahra
TBA        

 

NEXT EVENT: 29 May 2022 - AGM / Concert by Brad Cooper, Jane Ede & Bradley Gilchrist / Birthday celebrations

 

Richard Wagner


 

A Wagner Society in NSW in-person event on Sunday 29 May 2022

Program

1.00pm [AEST]: Annual General Meeting 
for financial members only

2.00pm [AEST]: Concert by Brad Cooper (tenor), Jane Ede (soprano) and Bradley Gilchrist (pianist)

3.30pm: Wagner’s Birthday Celebrations

$40 members / $50 non-members / $10 full-time students

St Columba Community Centre,
53A Ocean Street (cnr Forth Street)
Woollahra

Members of the public are most welcome!

 

 

About the concert

Born in Sydney, Brad Cooper is a dynamic performer, equally at home in the world of Opera, Cabaret and Art Song.

Jane Ede is one of Australia’s most versatile sopranos. 

Pianist Bradley Gilchrist is an in-demand accompanist, chamber musician and vocal coach based in Sydney.


Full details about the three artists will appear in the program which will be available at the event.

 

Concert artists

 

1: If you plan to attend, please let us know:

— by emailing us at webmaster@wagner.org.au OR
— by registering via this event on our facebook page

This is important - we need to know how many will be attending for the purposes of Covid-19 regulations and catering


2: Payment at the door 

OR

Optional pre-payment: 

— by using your bank's internet banking facilities to send your payment electronically - listing your name - to Westpac Banking Corporation, Paddington NSW Branch.

Account name: The Wagner Society / BSB: 032040 / Account Number: 911323

— by debit or credit card - an e-invoice enabling payment by card will be emailed on request


3. Keeping you safe: please do the following:

— face masks are encouraged
— please don’t attend if you feel unwell / are displaying any of the COVID-19 symptoms as identified by NSW Health / are required to self-isolate or quarantine.