Parsifal for Holy Week 2020

Parsifal There can only be one choice of Music Drama for Holy Week - Parsifal. This production is from Bayreuth in 2012 and was, surprise, surprise, very controversial at the time. It has many interesting ideas in it and, though it descends into 'regietheater' at times, it is well sung, played and acted.  Enjoy!… Continue reading Parsifal for Holy Week 2020


Der Fliegende Holländer

Der Fliegende Holländer Monday 11th March 2020at 18.30. 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… Continue reading Der Fliegende Holländer