All 2017 Education & Community Engagement Programs

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Free Talks, Workshops, Previews and more!

Lectures, pre-performance conversations, workshops, preview performances, open rehearsals, artist round tables and more!

June 3 - 25

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Artists Round Table

2017 Artists Round Table

Opera artists and production staff discuss the pleasures and perils faced on stage and off as they bring the opera to life. Free and open to the public.

May 31 @ 7:00pm

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John Burkhalter III

Lecture: What’s BAROQUE About Baroque Music?

Early Music musician and specialist John Burkhalter III discusses Baroque music and instruments. Free and open to the public.

May 25 @ 7 pm

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Timothy Urban

Lecture: Rescued by Beethoven’s “Fidelio”

Professor Timothy Urban discusses the music and plot of Beethoven’s “Rescue Opera” Fidelio. Free and open to the public.

Jun 14 @ 7 pm, Jun 15 @ 7:30 pm

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Marianne Grey

Lecture: Leonore, a New Kind of Heroine

Popular lecturer Marianne Grey discusses Fidelio’s Leonore as a trailblazer for women in Beethoven’s time. Free and open to the public.

Jun 1 @ 7:30 pm, Jun 14 @ 7 pm

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2017 Opera Workshop: Music That Tells a Story

Registrants will attend a two-hour opera workshop and the final dress rehearsal performance of Ludwig van Beethoven’s Fidelio with a backstage tour.

Jun 7 @ 6:30 pm or Jun 10 @ 10 am or Jun 14 @ 6:30 pm, Jun 16 @ 5:30 pm

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