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Lilienstein @ Levine: Verdi | The Operas
November 17, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm ESTFree
Lilienstein @ Levine
Verdi | The Operas
Melody | Theater | Drama
In this yearlong, 9-lecture series, Saul Lilienstein traces the development of the most popular opera composer in the genre’s 400+ year history, Giuseppe Verdi (1813–1901). Join us as we explore new operas each month (+ the Requiem), from his traditional Italian bel canto beginnings to some of the most dramatic theatrical experiences ever created.
Schedule* | Wednesdays | 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Zoom | In-person
November 17, 2021: Nabucco, Ernani (Zoom presentation)
December 8: “My Years in the Galley:” Excerpts chosen from I Lombardi, I due Foscari, Giovanna d’Arco, I masnadieri, Il corsaro
January, 12, 2022: Macbeth, Luisa Miller, Stiffelio
February 9: Rigoletto, Il trovatore
February 23: La traviata, Les vêpres siciliennes
March 9: Simon Boccanegra, Un ballo in maschera
April 6: La forza del destino, Don Carlos
May 4: Aida, Requiem
May 25: Otello, Falstaff
*Schedule subject to change as series progresses