Exploring Opera: Met January HD Insights
Thu, January 5, 2017 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Join singer/instructor Deborah Rosengaus for insights into the live (and in encore) operas that are part of the Met Opera HD series, seen at local cinemas in January 2017. Video and audio clips bring the excitement of performance into the discussion! The classes will focus on:
January 5 - Verdi’s gorgeous Nabucco, which as the composer said, "this is the opera with which my artistic career really begins. And though I had many difficulties to fight against, it is certain that Nabucco was born under a lucky star." To listen the soaring and iconic “Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves” from Nabucco, please click here
January 19 - Gounod’s romantic Roméo et Juliette takes Shakespeare’s masterpiece to the next level with lush music. To listen the tenor’s “Ah! Lève-toi soleil” (“Raise, oh sun!”) from the balcony scene of Roméo et Juliette please click here
Deborah Rosengaus, is a versatile mezzo-soprano having studied opera, theater, music and dance and is known for her exciting, high energy performances and for creating memorable and endearing characters. With a uniquely flexible voice, as comfortable in Verdi as it is in Rossini, she has delighted audiences around the world with her rich timbre and sparkling coloratura. Ms. Rosengaus holds a Master of Music Degree from the Manhattan School of Music, where she studied with international opera diva Mignon Dunn, and a Bachelor’s from the University Of Southern California Thornton School Of Music.
$30 – Series
$17 – per class for OLLI and JCC members (w/advance registration
$20 – per class for public and all day-of registrations
Please call 415.444.8000 to register.
Please note: Registrations are non-refundable.