Italian Opera Classes
Time & Location
About the Event
This 6-week class will elicit an appreciation for both seasoned opera lovers and newcomers alike and intends to excite the appetites of all those who especially love Italian Opera by gaining insights into the minds and souls of the composers whose works still affect us today. Now in its sixth season, this is not a repeat course. All sessions are new, and there is not a prerequisite for newcomers. You will hear recorded musical excerpts by some of the world’s greatest singers and be provided with an appropriate narrative. Please join us for a cultural experience of intellectual stimulation and musical pleasure
The classes will run on Wednesdays, October 16th through November 22nd from 1:30 to 3 PM.
#1 Prep for the MET Opera dress rehearsal of Puccini's "La Boh'eme" on October 22nd
#2 Operatic Servants who <I>Speak Out</I>!
#3 Aria variations by Rossini and Verdi
#4 Umberto Giordano's "Andrea Chenier"- Part 1
#5 Umberto Giordano's "Andrea Chenier"- Part 2
#6 The Cello in Opera, Symphony, Ballet, Film and Song
$125 for Non-members and $110 for Members