Diary

Meetings

Der Fliegende Holländer

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

Study days

Approaches to Staging Wagner from a Critical and Practitioner Perspective

Approaches to Staging Wagner from a Critical and Practitioner Perspective - Barry Millington and Keith Warner Saturday 28th March at 12.30 Venue: The Anthony Burgess Centre,Manchester M1 5BY Cost £30 We are  proud to welcome Keith Warner (Director of the Royal Opera’s most recent Ring Cycle) and Barry Millington (author of ‘The Sorcerer of Bayreuth’)… Continue reading Approaches to Staging Wagner from a Critical and Practitioner Perspective

Meetings

Art is What Matters Here? Richard Wagner and Wilhelm Furtwängler

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