Love and death in opera
Dr Anastasia Belina is leading an open one-day workshop on Love and Death in Opera on 29 June as part of the Lifelong Learning Centre's summer workshop series.
The one-day workshop will focus on four operas which will feature in Opera North's next season:
Norma - Bellini
Madama Butterfly - Puccini
The Queen of Spades - Tchaikovsky
Das Rheingold - Wagner
You will learn about the composers, their inspirations, intentions and creative processes and will explore the musical and dramatic worlds of the four operas.
Dr Belina is a music historian and writer, presenter, translator and director with a specialism in 19th-century opera and Russian music. She talks on opera throughout Europe. She is a member of the Leeds University Centre for Opera Studies and is associated with Leeds Youth Opera.
The workshop will take place:
On: Wednesday 29 June 2011
At: 10.00am - 3.00pm
In: School of Music Conference Centre
Cost: £10 (concessions £5)
Opera North is offering workshop participants 25% off a pair of stalls tickets for one performance in the 2011/12 season at Leeds Grand Theatre. Further information on how to take advantage of this offer will be provided at the workshop on 29 June.
There is a limit of 25 places at the workshop. Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. For further information and to request a registration form, contact Lorna Thompson.
See the full programme of summer workshops.