Spring 2021 Schedule / Art, Music, Dance and Film / CONTEMPORARY OPERA

Coordinators: Steve Koenig, Victor Brener, Frieda Lipp

At each session we view a different opera and engage in a lively discussion of the text, staging, medium, and the historical and cultural backgrounds.  This semester might include Douglas J. Cuomo’s “Doubt,” Harry Somers’ “Louis Riel,” Britten’s “A Turn of the Screw,” Alban Berg’s “Lulu,” and “Brexit: The Opera.”

A WEEK / TUESDAY / 2:00pm to 3:30pm

DatePresenterTopic
02/02


Steve Koenig
Frieda Lipp

Benjamin Britten: The Turn of the Screw –
Part 1

02/16


Steve Koenig
Frieda Lipp

Benjamin Britten: The Turn of the Screw –
Part 2

03/02
Steve Koenig
Frieda Lipp
Philip Glass: The Perfect American
(Walt Disney) – Part 1
03/16
Steve Koenig
Frieda Lipp
Philip Glass: The Perfect American
(Walt Disney) – Part 2
04/06
Steve Koenig
Frieda Lipp
Mark-Anthony Turnage: Anna Nicole (Smith) –
Part 1
04/20
Steve Koenig
Frieda Lipp
Mark-Anthony Turnage: Anna Nicole (Smith) –
Part 2
05/04

Steve Koenig
Frieda Lipp
Maurice Ravel: L’enfant et les sortilège


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