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LLI: Understanding Opera

Presented ByLifelong Learning Institute, Manassas
When/WhereWednesday, Jan 30, 2019 10:00am 
 Wednesday, Mar 06, 2019 10:00amHylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology

A Guide for the Passionate and the Puzzled

Instructor: Dr. Glenn Winters

The class will introduce students to the spring productions of Virginia Opera's 2018-2019 season: Gaetano Donizetti's The Elixir of Love and Giacomo Puccini's Madame Butterfly. 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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