EDUCATION
INTRODUCTION TO ITALIAN OPERA
In Collaboration with the NIAF (National Italian American Foundation)
Wednesdays Lunchtime from 12:30 - 1:30 pm EST*

 

One of the many gifts of Italy to the world is the beauty and magic of Italian opera which has endured for centuries.  To understand opera is to understand life.   This series will open the door to the incredible story telling that can only be done through powerful music and staging. The stories are timeless; Operatic music has touched people's emotions since its inception and knowing about its origins and its history will allow a deep appreciation of this important and unique art form. The teachers come from a background of operatic performance and directing, and their passion is likely to ignite yours.  

Instructors: 

Ashley Galvani Bell  (Carnegie Hall, New York City Opera, Sarasota Opera)

Anton Armendariz Diaz  (Rioja Forum, Principal de Castellón, Festival de Cine de Barcelona)

*if unable to attend the live session you will receive a link that is viewable for a 48-hour period of your selection.

$25 per class or Full Series  $125:  take individual classes of your choice or multiple classes.

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Wednesday, February 17  12:30 - 1:30 pm EST     LE NOZZE DI FIGARO by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Wednesday, February 24  12:30 - 1:30 pm EST     ELISIR D'AMORE by Gaetano Donizetti

Wednesday, March 10      12:30 - 1:30 pm EST     RIGOLETTO by Giuseppe Verdi

Wednesday, March 17      12:30 - 1:30 pm EST      TOSCA by Giacomo Puccini

Wednesday, March 24       12:30 - 1:30 pm EST     MADAME BUTTERFLY by Giacomo Puccini

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If you have any questions, you can reach us at divariaproductions@gmail.com

RECORDINGS OF PREVIOUS LIVE SESSIONS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE:

$25 per class

What is Opera?

History of Italian Opera

Don Giovanni & Lorenzo da Ponte

Lucia di Lammermoor by Donizetti

Barber of Seville by Rossini

La Traviata by Verdi

La Bohème by Puccini