Society events held in 2011

 

20 February 12.30pm: DVD - Act 3 of the Munich Lohengrin with
Jonas Kaufmann
2pm: Cui bono? The Liszt - Wagner relationship reconsidered by Dr David Larkin    Goethe Institut
20 March 12.30pm: DVD - The Life and Works of Richard Wagner, directed by Carl Fröhlich, first released on 20 November 1913 2pm: Rousseau and Wagner: musician-philosophers by Dr Terence Watson   Goethe Institut
17 April 12.30pm: DVD - Part 1 of 
Das Rheingold, the only video recording of Karajan’s 1978 Salzburg Ring Cycle
2pm: Brendan Carmody, winner of the inaugural “Berlin New Music Opera Award” (which replaced the “Bayreuth Scholarship”) - his 3 months in Europe, including working with Barrie Kosky at the Komische Oper Berlin on a new production of Der Freischütz.   Goethe Institut
22 May 12.30pm: DVD - Part 2 of 
Das Rheingold, the only video recording of Karajan’s 1978 Salzburg Ring Cycle

2pm:

- Annual General Meeting

- Afternoon tea to celebrate Richard Wagner’s birthday (22 May), the 198th anniversary of Wagner’s birth

  Goethe Institut
10 July 12.30pm: DVD - Act 2 of Bayreuth Festival’s 2010 
Die Walküre

2pm:

- Recital by Rachel Bate, winner of the 2010 German Opera Scholarship.

- Members report back from Hamburg Ring and
Metropolitan Opera’s Siegfried

  Goethe Institut
7 August 12.30pm: DVD - Act 3 of Bayreuth Festival’s 2010 
Die Walküre

2pm:

- Recital by baritone James Roser and soprano Emma Moore

- Members report back from Glyndebourne Mastersinger and San Francisco Ring 
(Colleen Chesterman and Katie French)

  Goethe Institut
18 September 12.30pm: DVD - Part 1 of Wagner’s early opera,
Rienzi. Or the Last Tribune. Deutsche Oper 2010 Berlin. Conductor: Sebastian Lang-Lessing. Title role: Torsten Kerl.
(Acts 1 & 2)

2pm: Recital by soprano Rebecca Hilder accompanied by Andrew Greene OA 

2.50pm: Report back by members attending Bayreuth 2010

Program

 

 

Goethe Institut
16 October 12.30pm: DVD - Part 2 of Wagner’s early opera,
Rienzi. Or the Last Tribune. (Acts 3, 4 & 5)
2pm: Lyndon Terracini, Artistic Director, Opera Australia – The Melbourne Ring Cycle.   Goethe Institut
20 November 2pm: DVD - The Three Divas: interviews with Martha Modl, Birgit Nilsson and Astrid Varnay about their Bayreuth careers. 3pm: Christmas Party - Competitions and Raffles. Sale of books and memorabilia donated by Janet Wayland.   Goethe Institut