Introduction to Italian Opera, Online, Tuesday, 18. August 2020
About this Event
New York Italians in collaborations with Divaria Productions invite to attend:
INTRODUCTION TO ITALIAN OPERA
One of the many gifts of Italy to the world is the beauty and magic of Italian opera which has endured for centuries. To understand opera is to understand life. This series will open the door to the incredible story telling that can only be done through powerful music and staging. The stories are timeless; Operatic music has touched people's emotions since its inception and knowing about its origins and its history will allow a deep appreciation of this important and unique art form. The teachers come from a background of operatic performance and directing, and their passion is likely to ignite yours.
Week One What is Opera?
Week Two The History of Italian Opera
Week Three Don Giovanni & Lorenzo da Ponte
Week Four Barber of Seville by Rossini
Week Five Lucia di Lammermoor by Donizetti
Week Six La Traviata by Verdi
Week Seven La Bohème by Puccini