Der Fliegende Holländer Led by Jackie Roberts Following Michael Fuller’s talk on ‘Redemption in Wagner’ it seems appropriate to devote the March meeting to viewing and talking about the 2012 Bayreuth production directed by Jan Philipp Gloger. He tackles the question of how to stage Senta’s Redemption of the Dutchman in 21st century terms.… Continue reading Der Fliegende Holländer
Art is What Matters Here? Richard Wagner and Wilhelm Furtwängler. Roger Allen Monday 10th February 2020 at 18.30 Roger Allen will discuss the controversial life and career of Wilhelm Furtwängler as conductor of Wagner’s operas during the years of the Third Reich and in post war Europe. The lecture will include appraisal of historic… Continue reading Art is What Matters Here? Richard Wagner and Wilhelm Furtwängler
January 13th meeting has been cancelled, owing to a family bereavement of the speaker.