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Exploring Opera: Magnificent Mozart – His Glory in the Opera House

Thursday, September 8 @ 1:00 pmThursday, September 15 @ 2:15 pm

Join Roger Pines for an interesting, illuminating & beautiful journey through Mozart’s work for the opera house.

Exploring Opera: Magnificent Mozart – His Glory in the Opera House

Two Thursdays, September 8 & 15, 2022

1-2:15pm (PT), 2-3:15pm (MT), 3-4:15pm (CT), 4-5:15pm (ET)

on Zoom

Immerse yourself in the world of Mozart – the early operas, when his genius was ready to burst forth; and the stupendous works of his maturity, when his brilliance as a musical dramatist was truly incomparable. Join Roger Pines on a voyage into some of the most glorious music ever written for the operatic stage! This special mini-series will reveal exactly what it takes to perform Mozart memorably, and will be illustrated by historically important performances by many of the greatest Mozart interpreters in the history of recording.

Save! Get “Early Bird” ticket pricing by registering before Sept 6!

About Roger Pines

A familiar voice from his annual appearances on the Met broadcasts’ “Opera Quiz,” Roger has written extensively for major opera publications internationally, has lectured for such prestigious organizations as San Francisco Opera and the Curtis Institute of Music, and is a faculty member of Northwestern University, where he teaches the opera repertoire course of the Bienen School of Music. He served as Dramaturg for Lyric Opera of Chicago for many years. For more about Roger, click here.

Ticket & Notes:

“Early Bird” Mini-Series Ticket: $25 (re: $12.50 per class). Order before 1pm on Sept 6.

Regular Mini-Series Ticket: $30 (re: $15 per class).

Tickets: All tickets are 1) are per device, not per person, on Zoom, and 2) are non-refundable & non-exchangeable. Single tickets are not available for this series.

The Fine Print:

Fortunately, we’ve had very few issues, but just to be clear…

Your Zoom “Event Link”: The Zoom event link will be emailed to all registrants automatically upon registration and then again 2-hours prior to each class. To help it land in your “inbox,” before registering, please add the following emails to your contacts:

  • JCC Alliance — alliance@marinjcc.org
  • James Sokol — jsokol@marinjcc.org
  • Sean Fitzgerald — sfitzgerald@marinjcc.org

Registrants are requested to make sure the email w/link has arrived by the evening of Sept 6th If the email does not arrive, please see “Troubleshooting” below.

The email w/link will be re-sent to all registrants about 2-hours prior to the event. NB: However, if it landed somewhere other than in your inbox upon registration, it will probably do the same later.

Have a Comcast email? Please refer to this guide: https://www.xfinity.com/support/articles/spam-filters-and-email-blocking-new-experience.

Troubleshooting: We will do our best to remedy any issues. Registrants who have NOT received the email w/link are asked to check their email “junk” and “spam” folders. If found, please move the email to your inbox. If the email/link is still not there, please contact James (see below) immediately.

Late Troubleshooting: We will try our best – but cannot guarantee – help with Zoom links to guests contacting James less than 30-minutes prior to the event.

Live Only: In agreement with our guides, artists, instructors, special guests, etc., events are not recorded. Make-up sessions are unavailable. Credit/refund is not given for missed events.

Liability: While we will do our best to remedy any issues, The Osher Marin JCC & its Program Partners cannot be held responsible for 1) issues related to Eventbrite or Zoom, 2) ticket buyers not following the instructions above, nor 3) packing, shipping, or deliver services of food/beverages not received in time for tasting events.

Don’t ya just hate “the fine print?!!”

Questions? Email James at jsokol@marinjcc.org.

Exploring Opera is created by the Osher Marin JCC (San Rafael, CA) and offered by the National JCC Adult & Senior Alliance. See below for a full list of Alliance Partners.

ALL ARE WELCOME to join in our activities! JCC members, non-members, those who live near or far, people of all backgrounds, faiths, ethnicities, hair styles, fashion choices, chocolate preferences, etc. “The more the merrier!”

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