Our events include talks, study days and the occasional social gathering.
We are always pleased to see new faces as well as former and current members of course!
Please feel free to contact our Secretary if you have any queries.
Our lectures take place online using Zoom technology. Please use the contact form, below, to request an invitation.
13th September 2021 at 19.00
‘Die Meistersinger von Bayreuth’
A Survey of famous singers who have trodden the boards on the Green Hill
11th October 2021 at 19.00
Wagner and ‘Metamotives
Motives which span more than one work in slightly different guises.
8th November 2021 at 19.00
Wagner in Venice
13th December 2021
Birmingham Opera Company’s production of ‘Das Rheingold’
a talk to be confirmed.
10th January 2022 at 19.00
The Perfect Wagnerite
George Bernard Shaw on opera and Wagner from 1876-1898
14th February 2022 at 19.00
Roger Scruton and Wagner
21st March 2022 at 19.00
Conducting Das Rheingold and Die Walküre
We hope that this will be a live event in Manchester as well as on Zoom
11th April 2022 at 19.00
23rd May 2022 at 19.00
Frank Castorf’s Bayreuth Ring
A Study day on Parsifal
Live, we hope, or on Zoom
The illustration is from ‘The Dawn of Time’ by Theresa Newham. The original is in the possession of our president and is used with kind permission of the artist.
Please be aware that views expressed by our speakers do not, necessarily, reflect the views of the society.