Northside Opera Study Group


The Northside Opera Study Group, meeting in Lindfield, continues its meetings every Monday till the end of the year.

Whether you are a long-term opera enthusiast or a novice who wants to learn more about the subject, NOSG invites you to share your interest in music and opera with their  friendly group. 

Their programmes are wide and varied and cover traditional as well as contemporary opera. The weekly lectures are presented by distinguished artists, musicians and  academics using the latest audiovisual equipment and include  performances by up and coming singers as well as an annual concert by students from the Conservatorium of Music. 

Visitors and new  members are always welcome ‐ the first visit is free then $20 per lecture or $100 per semester.This includes morning tea and access to their extensive library of DVDs, CDs and books.

When: Every Monday morning from 10 am to 12.30 pm.

Where: The Undercroft at Lindfield (St. David’s) Uniting Church, 454 Pacific Highway, Lindfield near the corner of Provincial Rd.

Wheelchair access and facilities are available. There is some free street parking nearby and on the Pacific Highway after 10 am.

The schedule:

18 August: The last operas of Richard Strauss/ Dr Antony Ernst
25 August: Little Women: Mark Adamo/ Professor Michael Halliwell
1 September: The King and I: Rodgers and Hammerstein/ Dr David Schwartz
8 September: Gianni Schicchi: Puccini (Harbour City Opera)/ Victoria Watson
15 September: Iphigenie en Tauride: Gluck (Pinchgut Opera) /Liz Nielsen & Genevieve Lang‐Huppert
22 September: Words to Music: The story of Lieder/Susan Deas
29 September: Dangerous Liaisons: deadly games played in the darkest corners of the heart/Dr David Schwartz
13 October: The operas of Dvorak/Murray Dahm
20 October: Pierre Audi’s production of Iphigenie en Tauride: Gluck /Professor Michael Ewans
27 October: Sadko: Rimsky‐Korsakov/ John Pringle AM
3 November: The colourful history of opera in America/ Victoria Watson
10 November: The man behind the stars/Patrick Togher
17 November: Hildegard in her time/ Dr Neil McEwan AM
24 November: Christmas Concert/ Music Students

Website: [email protected]
Phone: Ross Hayes: 9579 4625/ John Sanders: 9412 2581/ Michael Berman: 9416 7779

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