Read the fascinating story of Norma Gadsden.
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A postcard from Bayreuth from one of our members.
Richard Wagner formed the first Nibelung Bureau from a group of volunteer supporters prior to the inaugural Bayreuth Festival.
Read Peter Bassett’s essay recently uploaded to our website
Peter Bassett’s article provides an interesting and informative background to the work.
The Society’s Encouragement Award for 2016 has been awarded to Anastasia Bickel.
Members may be interested to note a new publication – an illustrated collection of poems by John Davidson from Steele Roberts Publishers.
Readers may find it that Wagner originally had other names in mind for his gods and goddesses, Nibelungs, Rhinedaughters, heroes, giants and the rest…
Modern opinion tends to regard heroic figures with cynicism – a reaction perhaps to the disastrous consequences of political hero-worship in the 20 th century.
As a result, many stage directors are inclined to transform such characters into anti-heroes…
Kimberley Lowe, 25, a recent graduate Queensland Conservatorium of Music, Griffith University has been awarded the Society’s 2015 Encouragement Award.