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Portrait of Richard Wagner 1813 - 1883
Richard Wagner 1813 - 1883
(By Josef Berhadt1868)

The Wagner Society of Ireland is a not for profit organisation devoted to furthering the understanding of the music of Richard Wagner through such events as seminars, lectures, recitals, interviews, films, and assistance to promising young artists.

The Wagner Society of Ireland is Affiliated to the International Richard Wagner Verband.

 February 2017

Events:

Please note that two forthcoming events have been swapped around:

Our AGM is now scheduled for Thursday, March 9.

The talk by Timothy King on "What would Wagner have thought of modern Regietheater? will now take place on Thursday, March 23.

The time and venue for both events, as usual, will be 8pm in the UAC. 

Please keep an eye on the Events calendar above as details and dates do change occasionally.

 

RWVI Website:

The Richard Wagner Verband International has just created  an excellent new website - www.richard-wagner.org  - in English, French and German. It's worth a look.

 

Wagner Operas on the Internet:

The are a number of websites (particularly www.youtube.com ) where one can watch complete operas on demand and free of charge on the internet.

Of particular interest is the website www.theoperaplatform.eu/en which is is currently (until 31/10/2017) showing the Dutch National Opera production of Die Walküre, with Thomas J Mayer, Christopher Ventris, Catherine Foster  and Catherine Naglestad.  Also available are the Wiener Staatsoper productions of Parsifal and Götterdämmerung as well as Der Fliegende Holländer from the Finnish National Opera.

 

Links:

Remember to click on Useful Links above for information on what other Wagner Societies are doing; on travel and accommodation; on past and future performances and reviews of Wagner's works.

 

Have a look at our updated Photo Gallery  by clicking here  (Remember:- Click your mouse on a small photo to enlarge it. Move the mouse off the enlarged photo to reduce it again.)

 

 

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