Opera 2020 

Due to the closure of the museum, the Fall Semester has been canceled
please stay tuned for information regarding the Spring 2021 Semester.

“Italian opera: A Reflection of life!” with professor Lou Barrella


This 6-week class will elicit an appreciation for both seasoned opera lovers and new-comers alike. It 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 10th season, this is not a repeat course.                              


All sessions are new and there is no prerequisite for newcomers. Join us for an experience of intellectual stimulation and musical pleasure.

The classes will run on Wednesdays, April 15th through May 20th from 1:30 to 3 PM.

  • A Tale of Two “Manons” (Operas by Puccini and Massenet) Part 1

  • A Tale of Two ”Manons” (Operas by Puccini and Massenet) Part 2

  • Card Playing Scenes in Opera

  • Verdi’s Coloratura Sopranos

  • Revisiting the first Three Tenors Concert.

  • Waltzing at the Opera

$125 for non-members and $110 for Members

The GMM is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and has been owned by the Sons of Italy Foundation® and administered by the Grand Lodge of New York, OSDIA® since 1919. 

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