T104 | An Introduction to Six Great Operas, Part 3
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
10/11, 10/18, 10/25,
11/1, 11/8, & 11/15
A continuation of
last year’s course, in which each opera will be examined scene by scene through
slideshows and musical excerpts; additionally, a brief biography of the
composer and librettist, the performance history and challenges to the singers
will be featured. A few of the lectures might coincide with the Metropolitan
Opera’s “Live in HD” series.
featured: Aida (Verdi), Don Giovanni (Mozart), The Pearl
Fishers (Bizet), Tosca (Puccini), Der Rosenkavalier (R.
Strauss) and Porgy and Bess (Gershwin)
earned a Masters in Music Education at Northwestern University. She is a
retired public high school vocal music teacher and worked as a professional
singer and choir director.
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