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24. Jan 2019
24. Jan 2019
Jan
24.
2019
Swedenborg Hall, London
Wagner Society London - John Lundgren in conversation with Christopher Cook
JOHN LUNDGREN
In Conversation with Christopher Cook

Swedenborg Hall, Barter Street, London WC1A 2TH
6:30pm for 7pm, Thursday, 24th January 2019

John Lundgren is a dramatic baritone with an expressive stage appearance. He combines his powerful voice with an exquisite, theatrical understanding of the dramatic, operatic repertoire and among his signature roles you find remarkable Wagner roles such as The Flying Dutchman and Kurwenal and often also the evil characters – the bad guys of the operatic literature – like Scarpia in Tosca and Pizzaro in Fidelio.

Christopher Cook began his career in television, producing for BBC-2 and Channel 4. He broadcasts regularly on BBC Radios 3, 4, and 5. He is a regular contributor to BBC Music Magazine and has written for Gramophone and International Record Review.  He teaches for the University of Syracuse on their London Programme and for the British American Drama Academy and was a Visiting Professor at the University of the Arts, London. He has chaired pre-concert events for the BBC Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, the Hallé Orchestra, the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Study Days at Glyndebourne and at the Royal Opera House and where he also interviews for their ‘In Conversation with …‘ programmes. He has chaired English National Opera’s pre-opera series for eight years. Christopher was the Director of the Cheltenham Festival of Literature in 2004 and Chair of the Cheltenham International Music Festival until 2013.

Tickets £20 including refreshments.  (£5 for Students and under 30s with free membership and if they have previously provided proof of status.)

Tickets are available on www.wagnersociety.org/events