Special Events for Meistersinger 2018

Opera Australia will be presenting four performances of Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg in November 2018.

In the weeks prior to these performances, the Richard Wagner Society, in conjunction with Opera Australia, will be offering members the opportunity to attend a number of special events associated with the production.

These include:

  • A ballot to be held at the Society’s next function on 24 September 2018 for tickets to an Orchestral Rehearsal on 6 November 2018.
  • A ballot to be held at the Society’s next function on 24 September 2018 for tickets to a Dress Rehearsal on 10 November 2018.
  • The opportunity to purchase tickets to an In Conversation session with the Artistic Director and the Conductor on 15 November 2018.
  • The opportunity to purchase tickets to a Die Meistersinger Celebration Dinner on 17 November 2018.

These events are only available for financial members of the Society.  

Entries for the ballots to be held on 24 September 2018 close on 20 September 2018.

Special Events

Date Start Time End Time Event Location
Monday 24 September 2018 7:00 pm 10:30 pm

How Wagner got to Die Mestersinger, Mr Tahu Matheson, Head of Music, Opera Australia

Flockhart Hall, Methodist Ladies’ College
207 Barkers Road, Kew
Tuesday 6 November 2018  6:00 pm
9:00 pm

Die Meistersinger Orchestral Rehearsal

(MEMBERS ONLY – NUMBERS ARE LIMITED)
Applications close on 20 September 2018.
Ballot to be held on 24 September 2018.

State Theatre, Melbourne
100 St Kilda Road, Melbourne
Saturday 10 November 2018 4:00 pm
 10:00 pm

Die Meistersinger Dress Rehearsal

(MEMBERS ONLY – NUMBERS ARE LIMITED)
Applications close on 20 September 2018.
Ballot to be held on 24 September 2018.


State Theatre, Melbourne
100 St Kilda Road, Melbourne
Thursday 15 November 2018 6:30 pm 8:30 pm

In Conversation about Die Meistersinger

(MEMBERS ONLY – NUMBERS ARE LIMITED)

Rehearsal Room, State Theatre, Melbourne
100 St Kilda Road, Melbourne
Saturday 17 November 2018 6:00 pm 11:00 pm

Die Meistersinger Celebration Dinner

(MEMBERS ONLY – NUMBERS ARE LIMITED)

NGV Garden Restaurant
180 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

Performance Times and Pre-Opera Talks

Date Start Time End Time Event Location Details
Tuesday 13 November 2018 10:30 am 11:45 am Wagner’s Mastersingers: Harmony out of Discord, Heath Lees St Johns Southgate, 20 City Road, Southbank, VIC, 3006 http://wagnermelb.org.au/the-meistersinger-pre-opera-talks/
  4:00 pm 10:00 pm Opera Australia’s production of Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
State Theatre, Melbourne
100 St Kilda Road, Melbourne
https://opera.org.au/whatson/events/die-meistersinger-von-nurnberg-melbourne
Saturday 17 November 2018 9:30 am  10:45 am Wagner’s Mastersingers: Harmony out of Discord, Heath Lees St Johns Southgate, 20 City Road, Southbank, VIC, 3006 http://wagnermelb.org.au/the-meistersinger-pre-opera-talks/
  12:00 pm 6:00 pm Opera Australia’s production ofDie Meistersinger von Nürnberg State Theatre, Melbourne
100 St Kilda Road, Melbourne
https://opera.org.au/whatson/events/die-meistersinger-von-nurnberg-melbourne
Monday 19 November 2018 10:30 am  11:45 am Wagner’s Mastersingers: Harmony out of Discord, Heath Lees St Johns Southgate, 20 City Road, Southbank, VIC, 3006 http://wagnermelb.org.au/the-meistersinger-pre-opera-talks/
  4:00 pm 10:00 pm Opera Australia’s production ofDie Meistersinger von Nürnberg State Theatre, Melbourne
100 St Kilda Road, Melbourne
https://opera.org.au/whatson/events/die-meistersinger-von-nurnberg-melbourne
Thursday 22 November 2018 10:30 am 11:45 am Wagner’s Mastersingers: Harmony out of Discord, Heath Lees St Johns Southgate, 20 City Road, Southbank, VIC, 3006 http://wagnermelb.org.au/the-meistersinger-pre-opera-talks/
  4:00 pm 10:00 pm Opera Australia’s production ofDie Meistersinger von Nürnberg State Theatre, Melbourne
100 St Kilda Road, Melbourne
https://opera.org.au/whatson/events/die-meistersinger-von-nurnberg-melbourne

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