All 2017 Education & Community Engagement Programs

Scott Burnham

Free Talks, Workshops, Previews and more!

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

2017: May 7 - Jun 24

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Beethoven Lives Upstairs

Family Film: Beethoven Lives Upstairs

Charming introduction to Beethoven for children ages 6 and up. Running time 52 min. Free and open to the public.

2017: May 7 @ 2 pm

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DennisKobray

Presentation: Meet Beethoven

One-man living history show on the times of Beethoven for children ages 10 and up. Free and open to the public.

2017: May 13 @ 1 pm

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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.

2017: May 25 @ 7 pm

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2016 Artists Round Table

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.

2017: May 31 @ 6 pm

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by Frankie Mack

A-TEAM Art Exhibit

Paintings by A-TEAM artists, affiliated with the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen, and ArtSpace Artists of HomeFront will be displayed for sale at Thomas Sweet Cafe, Route 206N, Skillman, NJ.

2017: Jun 1 - 30

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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.

2017: Jun 1 @ 7:30 pm, Jun 14 @ 7 pm

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Andrew Lovett

Discussion: Opera and the Movies

Panel discussion by three experts on music and film preceding Quartet^2 film & performance.

2017: Jun 4 @ 3 pm

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Roberto González Echevarría

Lecture: Don Quixote and the Transformation of Others

Yale professor Roberto González Echevarría discusses Cervantes’ Don Quijote. Free and open to the public.

2017: Jun 6 @ 7 pm

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2015-06-06 Guild Opera Workshop-02

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.

2017: 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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Lara Treacy as Petra in A Little Night Music

Festival Preview

Singers perform and directors discuss June 2017 productions of Fidelio and Man of La Mancha. Free and open to the public.

2017: Jun 8 @ 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.

2017: Jun 14 @ 7 pm, Jun 15 @ 7:30 pm

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Scott Burnham

Lecture: On the Heroic in Beethoven’s Fidelio

Princeton Professor emeritus Scott Burnham discusses modes of heroism in Beethoven’s opera Fidelio. Free and open to the public.

2017: Jun 13 @ 7 pm

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Tosca's Kiss

Movie at the Library: Tosca’s Kiss

The music documentary Tosca’s Kiss, upon which the film Quartet was based, will be shown in partnership with the Princeton Public Library. Free and open to the public.

2017: Jun 21 @ 7 pm

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Christine Cox

Pre-Performance Talk: BalletX

BalletX Artistic Director Christine Cox discusses the mission and creative process of Philadelphia’s premier contemporary ballet company.

2017: Jun 24 @ 7 pm

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