Address: Vancouver, BC Canada


Saturday 18 March 2006


10:30 am Coffee & Registration


11:00am “The Pedagogical Value of Parzival and the Grail in our Time’’

William Forward


12:00pm “The Grail in Old French Literature: In the beginning was Chrétien de Troyes...’’

Dr Karen Pratt


1:00pm Lunch


2:00-3:00pm “Modern Versions of the Grail Legend in T.S. Eliot, David Jones, John Cowper Powys, and Charles Williams’’

Jack Herbert


3:00-4:00pm “An Artist’s Perspective on the Parzival Narrative’’

David Newbatt


4:00pm Tea


4:30pm “Resurgence of Arthurian and Grail Motifs in 19th Century Poetry: Tennyson, Swinburne, Matthew Arnold, and William Morris’’

Elizabeth Carmack


5:15pm “The Grail Motif in 19th Century Painting: Pre-Raphaelites, Burne-Jones, William Morris etc’’

Prof. Leonee Ormond


6:00pm Dinner


7:30pm Lecture Recital

“Music for the Madonna of Montserrat: Medieval Pilgrim Songs’’

Turris Eburnea


Sunday 19 March 2006


10:00-11:00am “Parzival: The Betrayal and Inviolability of Destiny”

Andrew Wolpert


11:00am Coffee


11:30am-1:00pm “The Secret of the Stone: A Jungian Analyst’s Interpretation of Wolfram’s Narrative”

Matthew Harwood


1:00pm Lunch


2:00pm “Wolfram von Eschenbach’s Parzival: The Relevance of the Grail in our Time : Parzival as a Modern Picture of Community Building”

Dr Heinz Zimmermann


3:00pm Plenum

Andrew Wolpert


3:30pm short break


3:45pm Closing Music and Eurythmy

Dedicated to Catherine Carmack by Karine Georgian (cello)


i. PREMIÈRE OF NEW WORK by Howard Skempton: “Arioso, Grail Transformation and Epiphany”  

Karine Georgian (cello)

ii. Eurythmy by Ursula Zimmermann  

Ernst Stadler’s poem “Parzival vor der Gralsburg”

iii. Eurythmy by Ursula Zimmermann  

“Arioso, Grail Transformation and Epiphany”

iv. Benjamin Britten “Solo Cello Suite No.3”

Karine Georgian (cello)


4:30pm Tea & Departure