All 2017 Education & Community Engagement Programs
Free Talks, Workshops, Previews and more!
Lectures, pre-performance conversations, workshops, preview performances, open rehearsals, artist round tables and more!
2017: May 7 - Jun 24Learn more
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 pmLearn more
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 pmLearn more
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 pmLearn more
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 @ 6:30 pmLearn more
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 pmLearn more
Discussion: Opera and the Movies
Panel discussion by three experts on music and film preceding Quartet^2 film & performance.
2017: Jun 4 @ 3 pmLearn more
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 pmLearn more
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 pmLearn more
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 pmLearn more
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 pmLearn more
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 pmLearn more
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 pmLearn more
Pre-Performance Talk: BalletX
BalletX Artistic Director Christine Cox discusses the mission and creative process of Philadelphia’s premier contemporary ballet company.