Programme 2015-2016

2015

10th September
THE MUSIC OF VIENNA 1900:
Brahms and Beyond
by Hugh Petter (Oxford), visiting lecturer and pianist for Cunard, P&O Lines

8th October
THE ART OF VIENNA 1900:
Dreams, Symbols and Desires
by Dr. Jon Whiteley, Hon. Curator, Department of Western Art,  Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

5 November
LESSING’S NATHAN THE WISE AND RELIGIOUS TOLERATION:
What Can we Learn Today?
by Dr. Kevin Hilliard, Lecturer in German, University of Oxford

29th November
ADVENT PARTY 2.30 in the Church Room, Radley OX14 3JE
Stories, poems, music, carols and bring-and-share feast

2016

14 January
THE MAGIC FLUTE AND THE VIENNA OF ITS TIME:
Mysticism, Misunderstanding and a New Kind of Opera
by Dr. Gulliver Ralston, University of Oxford

11th February
THE ELBE’S MAGICAL JOURNEY:
From the Giant Mountains to the Flats of the North Sea
by Professor Hansjörg Küster, University of Hanover

10th March
ALL IN THE FAMILY:
One Hundred Years of England and Germany
by Marcus Ferrar, Former Reuters Correspondent in Berlin

7th April
PREHISTORIC ABINGDON:
Dinosaurs, Woolly Mammoths and Early Humans
by Elin Bornemann, Collections Assistant, Abingdon County Hall Museum

5th May
GOETHE’S VISION OF NATURE:
Poetry, Science and a Remarkable Mind
by Alex Murrel, Wynstones School, Gloucester

2 June
CURRENT AFFAIRS:
The German-speaking World Today
by Peter Gieler, Retired Patron, AAGC

30 June
THE VIENNESE SPECTACULAR:
1900 as Dawn or Twilight of Modern Culture?
by John Warren, Oxford

Unless otherwise stated all events take place at, and by kind permission of, The Abbey Chapel,  Checker Walk, Abingdon OX14 3JB on Thursdays at 7.30 p.m.

Visitors very welcome. Refreshments.

Enquiries tel. 01235 533887

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