2021-2022 Lilienstein at Levine Lecture Series
Saul Lilienstein at Levine:
The Operas of Giuseppi Verdi
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.
Wednesday, November 17, 2021, 1:30 – 3:30 PM
Wednesday, December 8, 2021, 1:30 – 3:30 PM
“My Years in the Galley:” Excerpts chosen from I Lombardi, I due Foscari, Giovanna d’Arco, I masnadieri, Il corsaro
Wednesday, January 12, 2022, 1:30 – 3:30 PM
Macbeth, Luisa Miller, Stiffelio
Wednesday, February 9, 2022, 1:30 – 3:30 PM
Wednesday, February 23, 2022, 1:30 – 3:30 PM
Wednesday, March 9, 2022, 1:30 – 3:30 PM
Un ballo in maschera, La forza del destino
Wednesday, April 6, 2022, 1:30 – 3:30 PM
Wednesday, May 4, 2022, 1:30 – 3:30 PM
Wednesday, May 25, 2022, 1:30 – 3:30 PM
Contact Glenn Sewell, Director of Adult Programs and Group Classes, at email@example.com.
A former student of Leonard Bernstein, Saul Lilienstein holds B.A. and M.S. degrees in music from Queens College, NY. He has served as Director of the Handel Choir of Baltimore and the Harford Choral Society and, for many years, as Artistic Director and Conductor of Maryland’s Harford Opera Theatre and then of Operetta Renaissance in Baltimore. In 2005, the Wagner Society of Washington, DC bestowed the Society’s Award for “uncommon contributions” upon Lilienstein, who is honored to join past recipients Placido Domingo, Thomas Stewart, Evelyn Lear and Heinz Fricke.