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Tue, Apr 25



History of Italian Opera Course (10 Weeks)

This informative course created specifically for the Dante Alighieri Society of Massachusetts will span a period of over 300 years as it is a comprehensive survey of the operatic form from its origins in the Renaissance through the 20th century.

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History of Italian Opera Course (10 Weeks)

Time & Location

Apr 25, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Cambridge, 41 Hampshire St, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA

About the Event

Opera expert Ed Tapper, will examine the stylistic changes in opera from the Baroque to the Modern Age. All of the operas discussed were written in Italian by composers of Italian birth, with a few notable, yet important, exceptions. In addition to the key operas to be presented, the course will also feature excerpts from other significant works by the great Italian masters. All operas will be video presented in the Italian with English subtitles.

  • the course is held for 10 consecutive weeks
  • the first occurrence will be on Tuesday April 25, 2023
  • the final occurrence will be on Tuesday June 27, 2023

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