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Royal Philharmonic Choir & Orchestra: Wagner Opera Gala Concert

"In 2013, the music and theatre world celebrates the genius of the great Richard Wagner, marking the 200th anniversary of his birth and the 130th anniversary of his death. In honour of this special year, the RMP presents this special gala concert A WAGNER OPERA SPECTACULAR - featuring many of the composer’s greatest opera highlights.

Over 200 choral musicians from the RMP and MUCS choirs, and almost 100 orchestral players from the Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Orchestra will combine to create a stunning symphonic Wagnerian soundscape, under the baton of RMP's dynamic Chief Conductor Andrew Wailes.

Featuring a superb Australian cast including one of Australia’s most distinguished
sopranos, Rosamund Illing, internationally acclaimed baritone David Wakeham, celebrated contralto (and former Principal at the Deutsche Oper Berlin) Liane Keegan, and 2011 winner of the Australian Opera Awards, soprano Zara Barrett."


Included in the program:

•The Overture, Church Scene and Wach Auf! (Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg);
•Pilgrim’s Chorus (Lohengrin),
•Wotan's farewell (Die Walküre),
•The Entrance of the Guests (Tannhäuser),
•Prelude to Act III and Bridal March (Lohengrin),
•Isolda’s Liebestod (Tristan und Isolde),
•Erda’s Warning (Das Rheingold),
•Siegfried's Death and Funeral March (Götterdämmerung),
•The Spinning Chorus (Der Fliegende Holländer),
•The Grail Knights Entry into the Castle (Parsifal)


See the comments section below, and contact Lisa for tickets

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  • Pam K

    Hi Lisa - thanks so much for organising this - we (Anthony) and I really enjoyed it. Sorry we had to dash off straight afterwards - hope to catch up with you soon at another performance. Best wishes, Pam. PS - lovely to meet you Ray!

    1 · October 14, 2013

  • Ray

    Fantastic concert!

    October 13, 2013

  • Ray

    Fantastic concert!

    October 13, 2013

  • Lisa

    Hello, Pam (and friend) and Ray, you have reserved seating next to each other on the balcony, Ray your ticket will be there to collect at the door in your name. Best to arrive 4.45 at the latest to get to seats and meet at your seats instead of waiting for each other.

    I will be in dress rehearsal from 9.30 till approx 1.30 tomorrow, so if anyone needs to contact me, please text me on[masked] and I will answer after 1.30.
    I will look out for you after the concert, perhaps stay in your seats and i will come up, or if you prefer a different arrangement, text me during the concert and I will check my phone at interval and once we finish.

    October 12, 2013

    • Ray

      Thanks for organising the tickets Lisa, shall get tix and get to the seats then can meet later.

      October 13, 2013

    • Ray

      Eagerly looking forward to the concert !

      October 13, 2013

  • Rodney

    Sorry to withdraw but I will be moving house that day.

    October 3, 2013

  • Cath

    Lisa is singing in this one!

    September 28, 2013

  • Julianna

    Would love to hear some opera ! unfortunatrly wont be able to make it on time on the day ...

    September 26, 2013

  • Rodney

    Thanks Lisa.
    That would be good.

    September 26, 2013

  • Lisa

    Hello, if you are coming to this event, please RSVP and then message me as I will be obtaining 4 tickets at chorister price of $35, and with reserved seating on the balcony, thus ensuring everyone sits together.

    September 25, 2013

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