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Northside Opera Study Group

PROGRAM FOR 2022
First semester:    Monday 7 February to 27 June

DAY

MONTH

TOPIC

LECTURER

7

February

Tchaikovsky:  The Queen of Spades

John Pringle AM

14

February

Wagner in China

Prof Colin Mackerras

21

February

How woke should opera be? ... and other pressing questions about repertoire, casting and conceptual production design

Christina Henson

28

February

Rimsky-Korsakov:  Le Coq D'Or

Dr David Schwartz

7

March

Zemlinsky:  A Florentine Tragedy

Prof Michael Ewans

14

March

Singing the Holocaust: Sophie's Choice/The Passenger

Prof Michael Halliwell

21
March
Mascagni:  Cavalleria Rusticana
Followed by the NOSG Annual General Meeting
Dr Hannah Mondry

28

March

Leoncavallo:  I Pagliacci

Dr Hannah Mondry

4

April

Operas of King Arthur

Murray Dahm

11

April

Wagner in Italy

Dr Peter Bassett

18

April

EASTER MONDAY

No Meeting

25

April

ANZAC DAY

No Meeting

2

May

Wagner's magical opera  Lohengrin: Its origins and its influences

Dr John Carmody

9

May

Antonio Cesti:  Orontea (Pinchgut Opera)

Genevieve Lang

16

May

Offenbach:  Tales of Hoffman - lessons in love ... and loss

Dr David Schwartz

23

May

J S Bach:  St John Passion

Dr Robert Forgacs

30

May

The career of Robert Gard, Tenor

Ben Oxley

6

June

Show and tell

Northside Members

13

June

QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY

No Meeting

27

June

An unusual triangle: Clara Schumann, Robert and Brahms
Followed by lunch at the Greengate Hotel

Meg Matthews

Semester 2: Lectures resume Monday 18 July 2022

PATRON: JOHN PRINGLE AM

PROGRAMME CO-ORDINATOR: WENDY HAMLIN