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Mastersingers: Future Events

2017:

April 8 & 9  Culture and the Third Reich  Mastersingers in association with the Music Club of London present a weekend symposium at University College, London examining music, science and art in Germany under the Nazis. Lectures, discussions and live performances over two days in the atmospheric setting of the Housman Room.

Presenters include:

Professor Erik Levi: Entartete Musik

David Elliott: Entartete Kunst

Professor Derek Hughes: Wagner: Reputation and Interpretation

Dr. Roger Allen: The Politics of Music or Music as Politics: Wilhelm Furtwängler in the Third Reich

Dr. Richard Staley: Scientists under the Nazis

Enrique Sánchez Lansch’s film Das Reichsorchester

A Weimar Cabaret with Stefan Bednarczyk, Mary Carewe and Dale Rapley

Philippa Boyle soprano Michael Bracegirdle tenor & Kelvin Lim piano in a recital of Strauss, Krenek, Korngold and Pfitzner

Further programme details available on the separate tab above. 

Sessions run 11 – 2, 3.30 – 5  & 6.30 – 8  Refreshments & lunches available to purchase

Tickets £20 per day (student discount £10) or £35 for the weekend via Mike Morgan at: mikemorgan@wagner65.wanadoo.co.uk or tel. 01494 514 252

Tickets can also be purchased on the door, subject to availability – cash and/or cheques only

 

April 22  Masterclass on Siegfried  Malcolm Rivers leads a session on highlights from Wagner’s music drama with Lee Bisset,  Jonathan Stoughton and Donald Thomson for the Wagner Society of Scotland at 3 Belford Road, Edinburgh EH4 3BL, starting at 19.00. Kelvin Lim accompanies. Tickets £15/£7 available from John Anderton    john.anderton4@btinternet.com

 

October 22  Götterdämmerung Act 3  The Rehearsal Orchestra conducted by David Syrus at the Henry Wood Hall, London in the conclusion to Wagner’s epic Ring cycle. Cast as follows:

Katie Lowe Brünnhilde

Jonathan Stoughton Siegfried

Julian Close Hagen

Lisa Wilson Gutrune

Paul Carey Jones Gunther

Mari Wyn Williams Woglinde

Rosemary Braddy Wellgunde

Katie Stevenson Flosshilde

The Mastersingers Chorale (director: Kelvin Lim).

Ticketing details to follow