Wagner Society Functions for 2019


A printer-friendly version of the programme for 2019 can be downloaded here: 2019 Members Functions

Invitations will be sent to members closer to the date of each function.


Date Start Time End Time Event Location Details
Tuesday 12 February 2019 4:45 pm
7:00 pm

Introduction to Victorian Opera’s Parsifal

Dr Richard Mills AM — Artistic Director
Derek Welton — Bass Baritone
Victorian Opera

Palais Theatre, Lower Esplanade, St Kilda
http://wagnermelb.org.au/events/introduction-to-victorian-operas-parsifal-tuesday-12-february-2019/
Monday 18 February 2019 11:45 am 6:00 pm

Dress Rehearsal for Victorian Opera’s Parsifal

Members Only

Spaces are limited

Palais Theatre, Lower Esplanade, St Kilda http://wagnermelb.org.au/events/dress-rehearsal-for-victorian-operas-parsifal-monday-18-february-2019/
Sunday 31 March 2019
2:00 pm 5:00 pm

Selected Wagnerian Works in Recital

Lee Abrahmsen — Soprano
Raymond Lawrence — Accompanist
Melbourne Opera

Flockhart Hall, Methodist Ladies’ College
207 Barkers Road, Kew
http://wagnermelb.org.au/events/selected-wagnerian-works-in-recital-sunday-31-march-2019/
Sunday 19 May 2019 12:00 noon 3:30 pm

Wagner Birthday Lunch – Where there’s a Will there’s a Wagner

Special Guest: Suzanne Chaundy — Director

Beswick Room, Rylands of Hawthorn, 349 Riversdale Road, Hawthorn http://wagnermelb.org.au/events/richard-wagner-anniversary-lunch-sunday-19-may-2019/
Monday 22 July 2019 7:00 pm 9:30 pm

France’s Wagner from the 1840s to World War I

Dr Rachel Orzech — Musicologist

Flockhart Hall, Methodist Ladies’ College
207 Barkers Road, Kew
http://wagnermelb.org.au/events/frances-wagner-from-the-1840s-to-world-war-i-by-dr-rachel-orzech-monday-22-july-2019/
Monday 16 September 2019 7:00 pm
9:30 pm

Opera Direction with a Wagnerian Focus

Greg Eldridge — Director
(2018 Richard Wagner Society Young Artist Award Winner)

Flockhart Hall, Methodist Ladies’ College
207 Barkers Road, Kew
http://wagnermelb.org.au/events/opera-direction-with-a-wagnerian-focus-monday-16-september-2019/
Monday 21 October 2019 (TBC)
7:00 pm 9:30 pm

The Music of Time: Staging the Past in Wagner’s Ring

Dr Peter Tregear — Performer and Academic

Flockhart Hall, Methodist Ladies’ College
207 Barkers Road, Kew
http://wagnermelb.org.au/events/the-music-of-time-staging-the-past-in-wagners-ring-monday-21-october-2019/
Monday 18 November 2019 7:00 pm 9:30 pm

Annual General Meeting – Wagner and Offenbach

Special Guest: Dr Peter Bassett — President
Wagner Society (QLD)

Flockhart Hall, Methodist Ladies’ College
207 Barkers Road, Kew
http://wagnermelb.org.au/events/wagner-society-agm-monday-18-november-2019/

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