EDUCATION
INTRODUCTION TO ITALIAN OPERA
In Collaboration with the NIAF (National Italian American Foundation)
Wednesdays Lunchtime from 12 - 1pm EST, First Class November 11th 

 

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.  

 

$25 per class or Full Series  $175:  take individual classes of your choice or multiple classes. 

Pay for FULL SERIES: 

 

Or pay PER SESSION below: 

7 Sessions 

Week One    What is Opera?                                                               Wednesday November 11th  12-1  EST

Week Two     The History of Italian Opera                                     Wednesday November 18th  12-1  EST

Week Three   Don Giovanni & Lorenzo da Ponte                         Wednesday December 2nd   12-1  EST

Week Four     Barber of Seville by Rossini                                     Wednesday December 9th   12-1   EST

Week Five      Lucia di Lammermoor by Donizetti                        Wednesday December 16th 12-1   EST

Week Six        La Traviata by Verdi                                                  Wednesday January 6th        12-1   EST

Week Seven   La Bohème by Puccini                                             Wednesday January 13th      12-1   EST

 

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 you have any questions, contact us at divariaproductions@gmail.com