The Brisbane Ring Cycles

After two postponements, Opera Australia is bringing a new production of the Ring Cycle to Brisbane beginning December 2023, exclusive to the Queensland Performing Arts Centre. 1-23 December 2023 Lyric …

Lola Montez- an Operatic Story

ABOUT What makes the perfect opera? Disguises, love, adultery, deception, beauty, Kings, composers, intrigue and of course- death. The Lola Montez story has all of these and more, and she …

Death in Venice

Richard Wagner’s death in the Palazzo Vendramin (Ca’ Vendramin Calergi) in Venice on 13 February 1883 made world news. A group of Society members, led by Warwick Cooper, have organised …

Christmas with Hansel and Gretel

The composer Engelbert Humperdinck worked with Richard Wagner, famously writing a few extra bars for Parsifal until the stage machinery could be fitted in with Wagner’s original score. Otherwise, he …

The Lighter Side of Wagner

On this afternoon members are invited to see and listen to some different aspects and uses of Richard Wagner’s works and music. We’ll be starting with a very condensed version …

Rhapsody of Bohemians

Master of Ceremonies Ewart Shaw, Eisteddfod Adjudicator Brian Gilbertson and Eisteddfod Vocal Convener Ian Vayne will present Adelaide’s finest young singers in an afternoon of High Tea, fun, performances, quizzes and games. Sunday 2pm July …

Heroic Horns

The Adelaide Horn Jam and The Richard Wagner Society of South Australia present a short concert of Wagner excerpts in the Grainger Studio. The Adelaide Horn Jam, a talented group …