Society events held in 2010

 

21 February 12.45pm: DVD - Act 2 of Parsifal  2pm: The operas Wagner almost wrote by Peter Bassett   Goethe Institut
28 March 12.30pm: DVD - Act 3 of Parsifal  2pm: Lifting the Lid on Wagner's Piano by Professor Heath Lees   Goethe Institut
18 April 12.30pm: DVD - Act 1 of Tristan und Isolde broadcast live from Bayreuth in 2009 2pm: Wagner and the Politics of Friendship by Dr Terence Watson   Goethe Institut
23 May 12.30pm: DVD - Act 2 of Tristan und Isolde broadcast live from Bayreuth in 2009

2pm:

- Annual General Meeting

- Recital by Emma Moore (soprano), Anna Dowsley (mezzo soprano), Thomas Johnson (Associate Artist), and Simon Halligan (baritone) with Sharolyn Kimmorley (piano)

- Celebration of the 197th anniversary of Richard Wagner’s birth (on 22 May 1813) 

Program Goethe Institut
1 August 12.30pm: DVD - Act 3 of Tristan und Isolde broadcast live from Bayreuth in 2009 2pm: Stephen Whale recital:
Brahms (1833-1897): Zwei Rhapsodien Op. 79 Two Rhapsodies - B Minor and G Minor; Haydn (1732- 1809): Keyboard Sonata in E Flat Major, Hob. XVI 49 (No.59); Schubert (1797-1828): Piano Sonata No. 14 in A minor (“Grande Sonate”), D. 784 (Op. posth. 143)
  Goethe Institut
19 September 12.30pm: DVD - Act 1 of Lohengrin from Munich 2009 conducted by Kent Nagano with Jonas Kaufmann in the title role

2pm:

- Report back on Lohengrin by members attending Bayreuth 2010

- Recital: mezzo Anna Yun and baritone Mitchell Riley with accompanist Jack Symonds:
songs of Robert Schumann and Schubert and extract from Bach’s
St Matthew Passion

  Goethe Institut
24 October  

New York Metropolitan Opera’s new production of Das Rheingold, being screened at the Chauvel Cinema, Paddington

 

Chauvel Cinema, Paddington

21 November 12.30pm: DVD - Act 2 of Lohengrin from Munich 2009 conducted by Kent Nagano with Jonas Kaufmann in the title role 2pm: Christmas Party and Wagner Bazaar   Goethe Institut