WAGNER SOCIETY EVENTS IN 2024

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COMING SOCIETY EVENTS IN 2024

updated 8 June

Sunday 
16 June

12.00pm: Special Bloomsday live zoom at the Goethe Institut - American music critic & author Alex Ross talks from Los Angeles about Joyce and Wagner.

1.15pm: AGM [only financial members may vote]

2.00pm: DVD - Christian Thielemann My Richard Strauss         

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Goethe Institut *
Wednesday 26 June 12.00pm: Talk via zoom by Chairman, Wagner Society of Southern California, Dr John Mastrogiovanni on Parsifal: The Will and Redemption

Details

Please click here to register online by Tuesday 25 June.

Zoom
Sunday 
14 July
12.00pm:  DVD - Richard Strauss Gala from Dresden 

2.00pm: An afternoon with baritone Simon Meadows 

  Goethe Institut *
Sunday
28 July
12.00pm: DVD - The Ring without words Lorin Maazel   2.00pm: Talk by production & set designer Michael Scott-Mitchell and lighting designer Nick Schlieper about the Adelaide Ring   Goethe Institut *
Sunday
18 August
12.00pm: DVD - Lotte Lehmann Masterclass 2.00pm: Talk by Dr Anthony Ernst, Director of the Royal Danish Orchestra, on Die Walküre   Goethe Institut *
Sunday    29 September 12.30pm: DVD - Richard Strauss and his Heroines                                              2.00pm: Talk by WSSA President Geoffrey Seidel on Lola Montez   Goethe Institut *
Sunday    20 October 12.30pm: DVD - Ring highlights from Valencia – Zubin Mehta                 2.00pm: Talk by Robert Gay, teacher of music history courses and leader of international musical and cultural tours, on Cosima Wagner   Goethe Institut *
Sunday 
10 November

10.30am: WSNSW Symposium on Die Walküre

  Goethe Institut *
Saturday 
16 November
TBC
 4.00pm: WSNSW reception for other Wagner Societies   TBC
Sunday 
1 December
no DVD 2.00pm: Christmas concert and party   Goethe Institut *
PAST EVENTS IN 2024
Sunday
11 February
12.50pm: DVD
SOH Opening Concert

 


2.00pm: A discussion of the Brisbane Ring, led by Helden bass-baritone Warwick Fyfe

 

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Goethe Institut *
Wednesday
21 February
8.00pm: German soprano Alexandra Steiner in conversation from Germany with Ross Whitelaw

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via Zoom from Berlin
Sunday 
10 March
12.30pm: DVD -
Erich Leinsdorf in rehearsal & performance
2.00pm: A talk by Heldentenor Simon O’Neill covering his life with Wagner

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Goethe Institut *
Wednesday
20 March
7.00pm: A talk on Wagner in Britain by broadcaster Christopher Cook interviewed by Ross Whitelaw

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via Zoom from England

Sunday  
21 April

POSTPONED

12.30pm: DVD - Weber’s Euryanthe (3 Acts) + discussion of production

POSTPONED

  Goethe Institut *
Sunday 
19 May
2.00pm: Concert with soprano Valda Wilson, bass baritone Eugene Raggio and pianists Katherine Day & Thomas Johnson 
followed by Wagner’s birthday celebration

Program + Insert

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Goethe Institut *

 

*Venues:

Goethe Institut
Event Hall (upstairs)
90 Ocean Street (cnr Jersey Road)
Woollahra NSW

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