WSNSW e-news 18

 WSNSW — A VERY SPECIAL EVENT CELEBRATING THE WSNSW’S 40TH ANNIVERSARY: Sunday 23 May 2021 at St Columba Community Centre (uniting church)


A piano recital by Tamara-Anna Cislowska at 2.00pm, then champagne birthday celebrations for Richard Wagner and the Wagner Society


2.00pm [AEST]: Wagner-Liszt piano recital by Tamara-Anna Cislowska

to celebrate 40 years since Wagner lovers met in Bayreuth and 

agreed to start a Wagner Society in Australia:


STRAUSS (arr. Grainger):  Ramble on The Rose-Bearer (Der Rosenkavalier)
WAGNER (arr. Liszt):  Recitative and Romance from Tannhäuser ‘Evening Star’
LISZT:  R.W. – Venezia
WAGNER (arr. Liszt):  Elsa’s Dream
WAGNER (arr. Liszt): Isolde’s Liebestod 

3.00pm: Celebrations for Richard Wagner’s birthday and for the WSNSW’s 40th birthday

Honorary Life Members are coming, 

including Richard King from Tasmania and Roger Cruickshank from New Zealand.


St Columba Community Centre (uniting church)

53A Ocean Street (cnr Forth Street)


Members of the public are most welcome!

WSNSW members $40 / non-members $45 / full-time students $20

Registration: For those who haven’t already, please register by replying to this email if you will be attending. This is important – we need to know how many will be attending for the purposes of Covid-19 regulations and catering.

Pay at the door: preferably by card by those who have not pre-paid (as encouraged by Covid-19 safety measures)

On arrival: COVID Safe check-in using a QR code by those attending.

Catering: There will be catering served to members of the audience in accordance with Covid-19 regulations.

Photographs: Your photos of the event (no flash please) are very welcome – just email to Lis Bergmann later.


About Tamara-Anna Cislowska ​​​​​

Tamara-Anna Cislowska is one of Australia’s most acclaimed, ARIA award-winning pianists, performing and recording in Australia and internationally to critical and public acclaim. Earning international prizes in London, Italy and Greece such as the Rovere d’Oro, and touring Japan and the USA as cultural ambassador for Australia, Tamara’s accolades include ABC Young Performer of the Year, the Freedman Fellowship, an Art Music Award for ‘Performance of the Year’ (ACT) and the 2015 ARIA award for ‘Best Classical Album’. Performing as soloist with leading orchestras around Australia and overseas, as Music Director for special projects and radio presenter on ABC Classic, Tamara collaborates with leading arts companies such as the ACO and CIRCA, and artists as varied as Anne-Sophie Mutter, Lang Lang, Robert Murray and Dawn Upshaw


With warm regards from the President and Committee of Wagner Society in NSW.