WSNSW — OUR RECENT EVENT, 10 October 2021
Dr Rachel Orzech’s zoom talk ‘France’s Wagner 1840s to WWI’
Our recent zoom event was greatly enjoyed by around 40 members and friends.
Details and photos to come soon in the December Quarterly.
WSNSW — NEXT (CHRISTMAS) EVENT (in person), 2.00pm, SUNDAY 28 NOVEMBER 2021 AT MOSMAN ART GALLERY
Details to come shortly in a new e-news.
WSNSW — ONLINE SURVEY OF OUR MEMBERS
As with any organisation, its members have diverse backgrounds and interests, but by being a member of the Wagner Society in NSW we all share a love of the music of the Master. Please help us to understand the make up of our membership with a view to refining our offerings, both musical and educational by clicking the link below and taking a short survey. This will greatly assist your Committee to ensure the Society works for you and better achieves its aims.
All members need to do is click on the following link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SYZTFDG which will take you to the survey.
WSNSW — APPEAL TO MEMBERS FOR DONATIONS FOR TWO MORE WAGNER TUBAS FOR MELBOURNE OPERA
As members are aware, the Wagner Society in NSW donated two Wagner tubas to Melbourne Opera for this year’s production of ‘Das Rheingold’ (February 2021). One is pictured below.
We would love to donate two more Wagner tubas to Melbourne Opera – to be heard in their upcoming production of Die Walküre (see below for details). Please get behind this wonderful enterprise by Melbourne Opera to stage the first independent Ring since 2013. Your donations would be greatly appreciated; they are tax deductible and will be given on everyone’s behalf.
Best way to donate:
Please include your name and note ‘donation for Wagner tuba’ on your donation.
– by EFT – Use your bank’s internet banking facilities to send your payment electronically to Westpac Banking Corporation, Paddington NSW Branch
Account Name: The Wagner Society
Account Number: 911323
— 31 October 2021, 12pm – 4pm [ET]: WS New York’s Annual Seminar – Die Meistersinger
Tickets are $20.00/person, and must be booked in advance through Wagner Society of New York. To register for the Livestream, go to https://secure.acceptiva.com/?cst=QhJK7m
12:00 : Introduction: Victoria Bond, Moderator. Composer, Conductor, Lecturer
12:05 – 12:50: Jeffrey Swann, PhD., concert pianist and lecturer: Dynamic Tension in Meistersinger
1:00 – 1:50: Victoria Bond: Inspiration for Wagner’s opera: Lortzing’s Hans Sachs (audio examples)
2:00 – 2:50: View from the Pit: Met Orchestra Musicians
3:00 – 3:50: Met Cast Roundtable
3:50 – 4:00: Discussion
(Special treat: Excerpt from the 2014 Meistersinger Seminar Roundtable with comments by James Morris, Johan Botha (RIP), and Annette Dasch.)
— 4 November 2021, 6.30pm – 7.30pm [GMT]: The (London) Wagner Society’s Johanna Meier in conversation with Christopher Cook
Access details about cost and registering at https://wagnersociety.org/events/johanna-meier-in-conversation-with-christopher-cook/
— 11 November 2021, 6.30pm – 7.30pm [GMT]: The (London) Wagner Society’s John Alllison in conversation with Stephen Brown
Access details about cost and registering at https://wagnersociety.org/events/john-allison-in-conversation-with-stephen-brown/
— 16 November 2021, 6.30pm – 7.30pm [GMT]: The (London) Wagner Society’s Francesca Zambello in conversation with Stephen Brown
Access details about cost and registering at https://wagnersociety.org/events/francesca-zambello-in-conversation-with-stephen-brown/
— 18 November 2021, 6.30pm – 7.30pm [GMT]: The (London) Wagner Society’s ‘Marchesi’s pupils sing Wagner’ with Roger Neill
Access details about cost and registering at https://wagnersociety.org/events/marchesis-pupils-sing-wagner-with-roger-neill/
— 24 November 2021, 6.30pm – 7.30pm [GMT]: The (London) Wagner Society’s Stuart Skelton in conversation with Stephen Brown
Access details about cost and registering at https://wagnersociety.org/events/stuart-skelton-in-conversation-with-stephen-brown/
— 1 December 2021, 6.30pm – 7.30pm [GMT]: The (London) Wagner Society’s ‘Lilli Lehmann: The Inimitable’ with Paul Thomason
Access details about cost and registering at https://wagnersociety.org/events/lilli-lehmann-the-inimitable-with-paul-thomason/
— 1 December 2021, 7.30pm [CET] (in English) or 8.30pm [CET] (in French): WS Madrid’s Zoom evening to introduce the Madrid Congress 2022
Meeting-ID: 872 238 1883
— Gramophone‘s Top 10 Wagner recordings
With warm regards from the President and Committee of Wagner Society in NSW
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