11 February 2024: Discussion of the Brisbane Ring led by Warwick Fyfe

2023: members & friends in or at the Brisbane Ring cycle 1-21 December

26 November 2023: Recital by bass-baritone Adrian Tamburini & pianist Katherine Day, & Christmas party

12 November 2023: 'Das Rheingold' Symposium

22 October 2023: Talk on A Tale of Three Houses – Paris, Bayreuth & Sydney – by Mike Day

17 September 2023: 'Wagner’s childhood and adolescence 1813-1830' by Dr Terence Watson

20 August 2023: A talk by Tahu Matheson [OA conductor] on Wagner's musical development

30 July 2023: Concert by bass-baritone Christopher Curcuruto, soprano Kori Miller & pianist Katherine Day

12 July 2023: A reception for our patron Maestro Simone Young AM

18 June 2023: A conversation with Noel Staunton [creative director & producer]

21 May 2023: AGM, Annual Wagner Birthday Concert & celebrations

2023: members & friends out & about, continued

24 March - 30 April 2023: Members & friends in & at Melbourne Opera's Bendigo Ring Cycle

12 March 2023: Peter Bassett [Wagner author & dramaturg] - A new look at the Ring

26 February 2023: Video of Maestro Anthony Negus [Conductor & Musical Director for Melbourne Opera's Ring] & Carmen Jakobi [chief German language coach for the Ring] in conversation with Robert MacFarlane [Mime in the Bendigo Ring]

29 January 2023: Suzanne Chaundy [Director, Melbourne Opera Ring] & Andrew Bailey [Designer] in conversation live from Melbourne with Esteban Insausti [WSNSW President]

MEMORIES: Art by Elizabeth Gordon-Werner [Wagner Society artist in residence in 2010s]

PROGRAM COVERS FROM 2021: by Esteban Insausti [WSNSW President]

27 November 2022: Christmas Party & Wagner Reiseberichte

13 November 2022: Recital with Jessica Harper [soprano], Joseph Eisinger [cellist] & Bradley Gilchrist [pianist]

18 September 2022: Part 2 of talk by Robert Gay [teacher of music history courses & leader of international musical & cultural tours] - French Grand Opera & its impact on the Works of Verdi & Wagner

31 July 2022: Concert with Rebecca MacCallion [soprano], Nathan Bryon [tenor], Daniel Macey [baritone] & Bradley Gilchrist [pianist]

2022: Members & friends out & about, continued

29 May 2022: AGM, Concert with Brad Cooper [tenor], Jane Ede [principal soprano for Opera Australia] & Bradley Gilchrist [pianist], & Wagner's Birthday celebrations

4 May 2022: Erica Miner [Award winning American author, scriptwriter, lecturer & journalist] via zoom - Wagner & Berlioz

1 May 2022:  Part 1 of 1924 film 'Siegfried' - by Fritz Lang [Austrian-German-American film director, screenwriter, & occasional film producer & actor]

10 April 2022: Peter Bassett [Wagner author & dramaturg] - Hurry away then, toward the East

27 March 2022: Ralph Myers [Designer of the 2021 Aix en Provence 'Tristan und Isolde'] - Slideshow

27 March 2022: Talk by Ralph Myers [Designer of the 2021 Aix en Provence 'Tristan und Isolde'] - Tristan in Aix

13 March 2022: Masterclass by Christina Henson Hayes [voice teacher, operatic coach & repetiteur] with Bradley Gilchrist [pianist] - Ellen McNeil, Nathan Bryon, Damien Noyce, Paul McLeod & Michael James, Anita de Lisen, Ashlee Woodgate.

2021 & 2022: The four Wagner tubas we donated to Melbourne Opera

2 March 2022: BBC broadcaster Christopher Cook, via zoom - Amfortas! Die Wunde ... Two Wounded Disciples

20 February 2022: Robert Gay [teacher of music history courses & leader of international musical & cultural tours] - The impact of French Grand Opera on the works of Verdi & Wagner

February 2022: Members & friends at Melbourne Opera's 'Die Walküre'

30 January 2022: Recital with Rebecca MacCallion [soprano], Bronwyn Douglass [soprano] & Bradley Kunda [pianist]

19 January 2022: Dr Carolyn Bilsborow & Wayne Groom [Documentary film makers] via zoom - 'Marjorie Lawrence: The World at her Feet'

28 November 2021: 'Ariadne's Christmas Thread' with Pamela Andrews [soprano], Emily Turner [soprano], Jill Sullivan [mezzo-soprano] & Michael Curtain [pianist], & Christmas party

10 October 2021: Dr Rachel Orzech [Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, University of Melbourne] via zoom - France's Wagner 1840s to WWI

12 September 2021: Soprano Anna-Louise Cole in conversation with Dr Robert Mitchell, via zoom

8 August 2021: Stephen Mould [conductor, opera coach, teacher & writer] via zoom - his book ‘Curating Opera’

11 July 2021: AGM via zoom

6 June 2021: Alex Ross [American music critic & author] in conversation with Dr David Larkin about Alex’s book ‘Wagnerism, Art and Politics in the Shadow of Music', via zoom

23 May 2021: Wagner-Liszt piano recital by Tamara-Anna Cislowska [Australian concert pianist] - Special event to celebrate 40 years since Wagner lovers met in Bayreuth & agreed to start a Wagner Society in Australia, & to celebrate Wagner's birthday

18 April 2021: Professor Thea Brejzek [Professor of Spatial Theory, UTS] - Adolphe Appia & the Emergence of Scenography

21 March 2021: Professor Heath Lees [regular WS presenter] via zoom - Wagnerism after Alex Ross

7 March 2021: 'Wagner at 40' concert with Laura Scandizzo [soprano], Cedar-Rose Newman [violinist] & Bradley Gilchrist [pianist]

2021: Members & friends out & about

11 February 2021: Lise Lindstrom [American dramatic soprano] in conversation with Dr Robert Mitchell, via zoom

28 January 2021: Susan Bullock CBE [British dramatic soprano] in conversation with Dr Robert Mitchell, via zoom

2020: Members & friends out & about

2020: Zooming

25 February 2020: Joint WSNSW/Pacific Opera Masterclass with Maestro Anthony Negus [Conductor, Music Director, Pianist]

27 February 2020: Memorial concert for The Hon Jane Mathews AO with Maestro Anthony Negus [conductor, music director, pianist] & Laura Scandizzo [soprano], Eleanor Greenwood [soprano], Emily Turner [soprano], Hamish James [tenor] & Timothy Nunn [baritone]

17 November 2019: Christmas concert with Rebecca MacCallion [soprano], Daniel Macey [baritone], Bradley Kunda [pianist] & Evgeny Genchev [pianist], & Christmas party

27 October 2019: Dr Robert Mitchell - Wagner & Paris

29 September 2019: Reports from members about Wagner productions around the world

31 August 2019: Vale The Honourable Jane Mathews AO [WSNSW President 2011 - 2017]

19 August 2019: Conductor & Society Patron Simone Young - My recent musical experiences

21 July 2019: Heldentenor Stuart Skelton - Singing on the world stage

7 July 2019: Dr Antony Ernst - Seminar on 'Parsifal'

2019: Members & friends out & about

19 May 2019: Celebration of Wagner's birthday

19 May 2019: Concert with Celeste Siciliano [dramatic soprano], Ted Labow [baritone] & Jonathan Wilson [pianist]

10 March 2019: Conductor Asher Fisch - Dividing Wagner

10 February 2019: Conductor Anthony Negus - My passion for Wagner

25 November 2018: Q&A with Heldentenor Stefan Vinke & Christmas party

21 October 2018: Dr David Larkin - seminar on 'Die meistersinger von Nürnberg', with singers Warwick Fyfe, Shane Lowrencev, Donna Balson, Dean Bassett & Thomas Johnson [pianist].

5 August 2018: Dr Antony Ernst - Seminar on 'Tristan Und Isolde'

17 June 2018: Talk & Recital by mezzo-soprano Celeste Haworth with pianist Bradley Gilchrist

2018: Members & friends out & about

20 May 2018: Wagner's birthday party

20 May 2018: Professor Michael Ewans - Wagner and Gluck

22 April 2018: AGM, then Concert with Eugene Raggio [bass baritone], Laura Scandizzo [soprano], Chris Curcuruto [bass baritone] & Claire Howard Race [pianist]

25 March 2018: Director Suzanne Chaundy - Wagner On A Shoestring

21 January 2018: An Afternoon With Tenor Samuel Sakker & 11 February 2018: An Afternoon With Bass Sir John Tomlinson

Some Wagner Society events between 1981 & 2017

Members & friends out & about prior to 2018