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LLI: Understanding Opera

Presented ByLifelong Learning Institute, Manassas
When/WhereWednesday, Sep 19, 2018 10:00amHylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology

Instructor: Dr. Glenn Winters

The class will introduce students to the first production of Virginia Opera’s 2018-2019 season: Street Scene, a landmark American opera about the elusive American dream. The instructor will present detailed musical and dramatic analysis illustrated with audio and video excerpts. This class is recommended for beginners and opera buffs alike.

Glenn “Doc Opera” Winters is in his 14th season as Virginia Opera’s community outreach musical director, imparting his knowledge and love of opera to thousands of Virginians. Dr. Winters is the composer of ten operas successfully performed by Virginia Opera, Piedmont Opera, Cimarron Opera and others. He is the author of The Opera Zoo: Singers, Composers and Other Primates, available from Kendall Hunt Publishing.

This event is open to the public. For more information about the Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas, visit: lli-manassas.org

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