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Learn to Appreciate Opera

  • Event date:
    September 8, 2018 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
  • Presenter:
    Ari DeLevie
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Location: Winter Room
  • Type of event: Music & Concerts
So you think you don't like opera, let Ari DeLevie "seduce you".  Most people are familiar with at least some opera.   Ari DeLevie is an avid opera lover.   He will introduce you to the basics of opera.  He will go over the different elements of opera, the structure of the acts and scenes, explain the different operatic genres opera seria and  opera buffa, the vocal styles of bel canto and the "almighty" high C, terms like aria, duets, chorus, recitative, and the libretto.  He'll familiarize you with the names of operas and the political messages embedded in them.  He will illustrate each with various musical clips from different performances.  This program is free.  No registration is necessary.  Seats are on a "first come" basis. 
  • Contact

  • Denise Laude
  • 2015297323
  • dlaude@mahwahlibrary.org

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