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…

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…

Brian Coghlan Lecture 2021

Grand Opera, the Parisian Spectacular. The Brian Coghlan Lecture 2021. August 9 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm ACST  $20 Presented by Adelaide Musicologist, Dr James Koehne. Summary: “As the Parisian bourgeois class rode…

Russian Wagnerism

For the first event of the year, the Richard Wagner Society of S. Aust. welcomes back an Honorary Member, the Russian/Australian pianist Konstantin Shamray. Many members would have met Konstantin…