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  • Young Speakers’ Lecture Prize
    21st January 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


6pm (Reception) for 7pm (Lecture) to 9pm

Tuesday 21st January 2020

We are very happy to announce our first Young Lecturers’ Prize. which is to be held on 21st January at Swedenborg Hall, London from 7pm, and would are asking young academics or musicians to submit a short lecture topic with a Wagnerian theme. The jury will be chaired by Professor John Deathridge.

The winner of the lecture prize will receive £500 and the audience prize winner will receive £100. There will also be the opportunity for the winner to visit the 2020 Bayreuth Festival under the Bayreuth Festival Scholarship scheme. The winner of the Lecture Prize will be given a paid evening lecture later in the year in central London, hosted by the Wagner Society, as part of their prize. Also there will be the opportunity to have the lecture published in Wagner News, the quarterly Wagner Society Magazine.

The deadline for applications is 10th January 2020 and the 3 successful applicants will be invited to lecture on their chosen Wagner related subject at the Wagner Society Lecture Prize evening on 21st January 2020, for 30 minutes each. The jury will decide the winner.

Anyone wishing to take part can now send for an application form by emailing lectureprize@wagnersociety.org. They must be a resident In the British Isles (though not necessarily UK citizens) and still under the age of 35 by August 2020.

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

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