Young Artists from our opera and musical casts perform audience favorites under the stars.
Professor Stacy Wolf will lead a journey “into the woods” of Stephen Sondheim’s award-winning musical, and examine its enduring appeal.
Join us for a sneak peek at our 2020 productions of La Traviata and Into the Woods, beginning with a panel discussion with the directors and including performances from both productions.
Early music expert and performer John Burkhalter will discuss Baroque music and instruments with a focus on pieces being performed during the Festival’s 2020 season.
Enjoy this free screening of Camille (1936), a beautiful film adaptation of the same play that inspired La Traviata, starring Greta Garbo and Robert Taylor.
Popular long-time Festival lecturer Marianne Grey examines the biography of the renowned composer Giuseppe Verdi, with specific attention to his great opera “La Traviata.”
Stuart Holt explores the relationships between operatic and musical forms, including pairings such as “La Traviata” and “Pretty Woman,” and “La Boheme” and “Rent.”
Professor Timothy Urban examines Verdi’s opera, “La Traviata,” to explore how the music enhances the text and drama of an opera.