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: uwcstudygroups@gmail.com

September  2018 

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 :

uwcstudygroups@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

August  2018 

In August UWC Meets TC will meet Monday 27th at 3 PM.  Elena Levin will present Debussy’s “Pelleas et Melisande”. Interested in attending?  Send a message to :

uwcstudygroups@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 2018 

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:

uwcstudygroups@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 2018 

In June UWC Meets Teatro Colón will meet Monday June 11that 3 PM.  Elena Levin will discuss Verdi’s “Aida”.  If you are interested in attending please notify

uwcstudygroups@gmail.com

 

 

April/May 2018

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:

uwcstudygroups@gmail.com

Verdi’s : Aida”, scheduled for late May shall be discussed at the May gathering.

 

                                                                   Past presentations include:

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