Season 2022/23

Season  2022/23

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.


12th September 2021 at 19.00

John Payne talks about the new Bayreuth Ring

John Payne


17th October 2021 at 19.00

Rachel Nichols in conversation about singing Wagner

Rachel Nicholls


14th November 2021 at 19.00

Richard Farnes in conversation about conducting Wagner

Richard  Farnes


12th December 2021

John Findon in conversation about singing Wagner

John will be the new ENO Rhinegold Mime

John Findon


9th January 2022 at 19.00

How Wagner’s String writing influenced other composers

Dr Richard Jenkinson


13th February 2022 at 19.00



13th  March 2022 at 19.00

How Wagner has influenced me as a contemporary composer

Davide Tramontano (award winning composer from Milan)


10th April 2022 at 19.00



8th May 2022 at 19.00

Wagner as eco-critic

Kirsten Paige



A Study day on Parsifal

Live, we hope, or on Zoom

Derek Blyth


Please be aware that views expressed by our speakers do not, necessarily, reflect the views of the society.