Lecture Series: The Met Live in HD featuring Donizetti's Anna Bolena and Mozart’s Don Giovanni
October 10, 2011
For nearly five centuries audiences have been spellbound by the vocal artistry of opera stars. In just the last five years, The Metropolitan Opera has completely revolutionized the way audiences experience this art form with their Peabody and Emmy Award-winning series The Met: Live in HD, featuring live transmissions of Met productions to movie theaters throughout the world. In this monthly educational series we will explore the music and history surrounding the operas soon to be featured at local movie theaters.
In this interactive lecture, we will listen and discuss notable arias and scenes from each opera, read translations and learn about the performers. If you have attended the Met Live in HD transmissions before or interested in learning more about this incredible tradition and genre of music this course will provide an excellent overview and enhance your opera experience.
Operas to be discussed in class:
Monday, October 10th at 7:00pm
Donizetti's Anna Bolena
Mozart's Don Giovanni