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Course Description

Join us for an in-depth look at many of the operas that will be performed by both the Metropolitan Opera Live in HD and North Carolina Opera during their 2019-2020 seasons. Through lecture, DVD, and live performance, we'll learn about the music, composers, and historical context of Puccini's Turandot, Massenet's Manon, Glass's Akhnaten, Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, Wagner's Der Fliegende Hollander and Siegfried, Donizetti's Maria Stuarda, and more. Our list of special guests includes Ira Siff, vocalist and commentator for the Metropolitan Opera's Saturday radio broadcasts (October 20); soprano LaToya Lain, accompanied by pianist David Heid (October 29); Nick Malinowski, executive director of Kidznotes and former director of education for the Seattle Opera (September 24); and Scott MacLeod, opera singer, conductor, director, and teacher (November 5), discussing "The Evolving Role of the Opera Audience" (November 5). Seasoned operagoers and those new to opera are all welcome. Lecture (plus Questions) Facilitated Discussion Viewing Videos  
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Section Title
The 2019-2020 Opera Season: Highlights of the Metropolitan Opera Live in HD and NC
Type
Classroom
Days
T
Time
1:30PM to 3:30PM
Dates
Sep 10, 2019 to Nov 19, 2019
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
15.0
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fees
Instructors
Section Notes

Required Materials Fee:

$45 per student payable directly to the instructor for course material and support of the special guests.

 

Comprehensive background material on the composer, opera, historical context and performances will be provided prior to each class.

Section Title
The 2019-2020 Opera Season: Highlights of the Metropolitan Opera Live in HD and NC
Type
Classroom
Days
T
Time
9:00AM to 10:30AM
Dates
Sep 10, 2019 to Nov 19, 2019
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
15.0
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fees
Instructors
Section Notes

Required Materials Fee:

$45 per student payable directly to the instructor for course material and support of the special guests.

 

Comprehensive background material on the composer, opera, historical context and performances will be provided prior to each class.