The Wagner Society Of NSW: The Ups And Downs Of Wagner On Film

When:  On 10-Mar-15, at 6 pm
Where:  Goethe-Institut, 90 Ocean St, Woollahra

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The Wagner Society of NSW presents The Ups and Downs of Wagner on Film, a lecture given by Heath Lees. Emeritus Professor of Music at Auckland University. In this talk Professor Lees will discuss the various portrayals on film of Wagner-biography and Wagner-performance.

For 25 years, Professor Lees has been a broadcaster, writer and musicologist and presented popular introductory lectures for all 3 cycles during the Opera Australia Ring in Melbourne in 2013. To illustrate his points, he used The Ring – A Tale told in Music four newly pressed DVDs, a unique mixture of education and entertainment, with his own blend of humour and wisdom. During his research Professor Lees discovered a number of films about Wagner going back almost a century, creating the foundation for this special presentation.

All welcome: $20 members and $25 guests






Posted on March 2, 2015 @ 13.27