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

 

 

April

Don Giovanni

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 

Libretto: Lorenzo Da Ponte 

 

 

 

Fidelio

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

 

 

 

Tosca

Composer: Giacomo Puccini 

Libretto: Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa

 

 

 

 

Macbeth

Composer: Giuseppe Verdi 

Libretto: Francesco Maria Piave

 

 

 

 

Porgy and Bess

Composer: George Gershwin 

Libretto: Dubose Hayward and Ira Gershwin