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Wagner Circle

The Wagner Circle is a philanthropic initiative for Wagner enthusiasts who would like to deepen their knowledge of Wagner’s operas and our staging of his works.

Wagner Circle Events 2016/2017

Supporters will be warmly invited to the following:

Tuesday 13 December 2016
The Music of Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Explore the music of Meistersinger, demonstrated by
musicians of the Royal Opera House

Wednesday 8 February 2017
A special musical event
Gain new insights into Wagner’s music with
celebrated Australian soprano, Lisa Gasteen

Monday 13 February 2017
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Orchestra Rehearsal
Listen to the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House prepare
ahead of opening night

Wednesday, 15 March 2017*
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Post-performance party
Celebrate with the international cast and members of
The Royal Opera following the performance

Wednesday 14 June 2017
Wagner and Symbolism
Join an esteemed panel for the second in a series of
three panel discussions on ‘Wagner and the Symbolic’,
with a focus on the role of religion


This Season, the Wagner Circle will support The Royal Opera’s new production of Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg. This will be Kasper Holten’s farewell production as Director of Opera and forms part of the Spring programme.

*All tickets and catering will be in addition to your donation.

The Wagner Circle will return in the 2017/18 Season and further information will be available in the summer. However, should you wish to speak to us, please do contact Pippa Lee on +44 (0)20 7212 9110 or We would be delighted to answer any questions you may have.