Meeting Schedules

Below you will find details of metings in Christchurch over the course of the year. If you need further information about any of our meetings please contact the Christchurch meeting co-ordinator, details of which can be found on the Contact page.

2019 MEETINGS

Friday, 29 March at 7.30pm
The Music Centre
St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral Manchester Street
Weber and Wagner, Dresden Kapellmeister
Terence Dennis will introduce Wagner’s music for the Dresden interment of the remains of Carl Maria von Weber. Striking parallels between Weber’s operas and Wagner’s early works will also be revealed.
Friday, 24 May at 7.30pm
The Music Centre
St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral Manchester Street
The Only Way is Up
Heath Lees celebrates the 25th birthday of the WSNZ with a video tribute to our Wagner Society patron Sir Donald McIntyre, whose book of memoirs is now being launched.

Friday, 19 July at 7.30pm
The Music Centre
St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral Manchester Street

Tristan und Isolde
Antony Ernst, artistic director of the Royal Danish Orchestra presents a lecture on Tristan und Isolde, the opera to be screened on 13 October.
Friday, 13 September at 7.30pm
The Music Centre
St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral Manchester Street
Magic Fire
William Dieterle’s 1955 film of the life of Wagner. Alan Badel plays the composer and Erich Korngold arranges the music.
Sunday, 13 October
Venue & time (afternoon) TBA

DVD screening - Tristan und Isolde
DVD screening with a meal between the acts.

Sunday, 1 December
Venue & time (evening) TBA
Christmas social function
Christmas BBQ/Pot-Luck