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The Wagner Society Zoom Events April 2021

The Wagner Society Zoom Events April 2021 • 2nd April: “Parsifalmania for Good Friday”, with Jeffery McMillan • 7th April: "Two Rings Revisited: Wagner and J.R.R. Tolkien" with Dr Jamie McGregor (prt 1/ 4 of Wagner and Literature) • 9th April: Lotte Lehmann (as singer), with Gary Hickling • 10th April: Sir Mark Elder CH CBE in conversation with Christopher Cook • 14th April: "Hört ich oft von Engeln sagen": Wagner Lieder on record with Professor Laura Tunbridge • 16th April: Lotte Lehmann (as teacher), with Gary Hickling • 21st April: “Oed’ und leed das Meer”: Wagner and T.S. Elliot with Dr Jamie McGregor (prt 2/ 4) • 28th April: Wagner in Victorian England, with Eduardo Bennaroch Events cost £5 to all members (including all non-UK Wagner Societies), £10 for non-members (refundable on joining) and free for students/under 30s. Please book here: https://wagnersociety.org
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The March 2021 issue of The Wagner Journal

 The March 2021 issue (vol.15, no.1) of The Wagner Journal has been published and contains the following feature articles: • ‘Dream Work: The Inner World of Die Meistersinger‘ by Paula M. Bortnichak and Edward A. Bortnichak • ‘A Postscript to “A Breath of Sorrow“ ‘ by Eva Rieger • ’The Incest Motif in Wagner‘ by Otto Rank. Translated by Anthony Negus, introduced and edited by Christopher Wintle • ’Richard Wagner and the Artist Gustav Gaul: Newly Discovered Drawings in the Austrian National Library‘ by Chris Walton • ’Redemption from the Redeemer? Review Article on Roger Scruton and his Wagner's Parsifal‘ by Jeremy Coleman plus reviews of: productions from Antwerp, Brussels and Helsinki courtesy of Opera Vision; the New York Met’s ’Wagner Week’; performances in Berlin, Bayreuth and Hanover; the CD debut of the soprano Jenufa Gleich; Fritz Reiner’s Complete Columbia Album Collection; the Cambridge Companion to Wagner’s ’Der Ring des Nibelungen’; Michael Buckley’s Dramatic Technique a

The Wagner Society Zoom Events March 2021

The Wagner Society Zoom Events March 2021 • 3rd March: “Choosing the Jews” with Stephen Brown (prt 6/7) • 5th March: Andrew Shore in conversation with Christopher Cook • 10th March: "The spectre of success: Wagner, Mendelssohn and anti-Semitism in 19th-century music" with Dr Barbara Eichner • 12th March: "The flowing stream from wire-less to video” with Stephen Brown (prt 7/ 7) • 17th March: Robert Lloyd CBE in conversation with Stephen Brown • 19th March: Dunja Vejovic in conversation with Christopher Cook • 24th March: “Wagner’s Prayers” with Helena Matheopolous • 26th March: Sir David Pountney CBE in conversation with Christopher Cook Events cost £5 to all members (including all non-UK Wagner Societies), £10 for non-members (refundable on joining) and free for students/under 30s. Please book here: https://wagnersociety.org

The Wagner Society Zoom Events February 2021

The Wagner Society Zoom Events February 2021 • 1st February: Ann Murray DBE in conversation with Stephen Brown • 2nd February: Lise Davidsen in conversation with Christopher Cook • 3rd February: “Bingo” with Stephen Brown (prt 4/ 7) • 6th February: Grace Bumbry in conversation with Christopher Cook • 10th February: “TE Lawrence and Wagner” with Susan Vincent • 12th February: Reminisces of Lohengrin at Bayreuth in the 1960s, with Eduardo Bennaroch • 13th February: Eva Randova in conversation with Christopher Cook • 17th February: “One down, three to come”, with Stephen Brown (prt 5/7) • 19th February: Petra Lang in conversation with Christopher Cook • 24th February: Sir Graham Vick CBE in conversation with Christopher Cook • 26th February: Jane Eaglen in conversation with Christopher Cook Events cost £5 to all members (including all non-UK Wagner Societies), £10 for non-members (refundable on joining) and free for students/under 30s. Please book here: https://wagnersociety.org

The Wagner Society Zoom Events January 2021

The Wagner Society Zoom Events January 2021 • 19th Jan: Sir Willard White in conversation with Christopher Cook • 20th January: “The new ‘Gurl’” with Stephen Brown (prt 3/7 of “Wagner at the Met from 1901-present”) • 22nd January: Nadine Secunde in conversation with Stephen Brown • 24th January: Doris Soffel in conversation with Christopher Cook • 27th January: Ben Heppner in conversation with Stephen Brown • 29th January: Michael Volle in conversation with Christopher Cook Events cost £5 to all members (including all non-UK Wagner Societies), £10 for non-members (refundable on joining) and free for students/under 30s. Please book here: https://wagnersociety.org

The Wagner Journal, July 2020 Issue

The July 2020 issue (vol.14, no.2) of The Wagner Journal has been published and contains the following feature articles:  ‘The Use of Eastern Concepts in Wagner’s Stage Works‘ by Peter Bassett ‘Wagner and the Ottomans‘ by Emre Aracı ’Gender, Japan and the Takarazuka Revue‘s 1968  Tristan und Isolde’  by Brooke McCorkle Okazaki plus reviews of:  Tristan und Isolde  in Frankfurt,  Die Meistersinger  in Dresden,  Parsifal  in Strasbourg,  Die Walküre  in Singapore and  Siegfried  in London; the ROH  Walküre  under Pappano on DVD; a  Tristan  with Stuart Skelton and Gun-Brit Barkmin, a  Holländer  with Franz Crass under Sawallisch (Bayreuth, 1960) and a  Walküre  under Rattle on CD; Alexander Shapiro‘s  The Consolations of History , Diane V. Silverthorne‘s  Music, Art and Performance from Liszt to Riot Grrrl  and Markus Kiesel et al‘s  Wandrer heißt mich die Welt: Auf Wagners Spuren durch Europa Subscribe here!

Herheim Walküre at Deutsche Oper

Stefan Herheim's production of Die Walküre premieres 27 September 2020. Conductor Donald Runnicles Director + set designs Stefan Herheim Co set designs Silke Bauer Siegmund Brandon Jovanovich Hunding Tobias Kehrer Wotan John Lundgren Sieglinde Lise Davidsen Fricka Annika Schlicht Brünnhilde Nina Stemme