UWC meets Teatro Colón

Teatro Colón 2016 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: uwcstudygroups@gmail.com




Don Giovanni

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 

Libretto: Lorenzo Da Ponte 





Composer: Ludwig Van Beethoven 

Libretto: Joseph Sonnleithner 



Dido and Aeneas 

Composer: Henry Purcell

Libretto: Nahum Tate 


Die Soldaten

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