UWC meets Teatro Colón
Teatro Colón Opera Season presented by Elena Levín
Focus: Operatic Characters. The historical context and psychological analysis of female operatic characters as mother figures and lovers. Women in opera as singers and performers.
Methodology: Presentation of the topic illustrated with video performances. There will be time for questions and discussion from the participants. This study group is bilingual. The presentation is in Spanish and the discussion in English.
When: Second Monday of every month at 3pm for one and a half hours. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
UWC meets Teatro Colón starts the year early, to be ready for the Colon’s new season. Elena Levin’s presentation on Verd’s Rigoletto will include arias from a production by James Levine and the Metropolitan Opera of New York. Attending our event will give you an opportunity to practice restraint, so that you don’t fall prey to the temptation of singing along to the tunes of “La Donna è mobile.”
Monday, March 11th, 2019 at 3 PM.
Interested in attending? Send a message to :
The September meeting of our study group has been postponed to Monday, October 8th, at 3 PM. We shall hear Elena Levin analyze Puccini’s emblematic “La Bohème” while listening to her selection of arias from this great Italian composer’s opera. Interested in attending? Send a message to :
The July meeting has been postoponed and will take place on Monday, 23rd at 3 PM at Barbara’s. Elena Levin will discuss Wagner’s “Tristan und Isolde.” If you are interested in attending please notify:
We will hold the first meeting Monday April 9th at 3 PM at the usual location. We plan to discuss Eötvös’ “Three Sisters”, the Opera that opened the 2018 Teatro Colón season in March and “Rossini’s “L’Italiana in Argelia” that will be performed May 4th. To sign up please email:
Verdi’s : Aida”, scheduled for late May shall be discussed at the May gathering.
Past presentations include:
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Libretto: Lorenzo Da Ponte
Composer: Ludwig Van Beethoven
Libretto: Joseph Sonnleithner
Dido and Aeneas
Composer: Henry Purcell
Libretto: Nahum Tate
Composer: Bernd Alois Zimmerman
Libretto by the composer
Composer: Giacomo Puccini
Libretto: Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa
Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto: Francesco Maria Piave
Porgy and Bess
Composer: George Gershwin
Libretto: Dubose Hayward and Ira Gershwin