Six Operas That Changed the World

Thu (3 Sessions) Oct 13 - Nov 10 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
DESCRIPTION
These are not the six most popular, famous, or important operas in history. Nor are they the most important from a musicological point of view. Rather, this series is about the six operas which had a major effect geopolitically and socially and changed the world - not only the world of music.

Presented with sound and visual extracts.

Oct. 13 - Orfeo ed Eurydice (Gluck)
    Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart)

Oct. 27 - Don Carlos (Verdi)
    Boris Godounov (Mussorgsky)

Nov. 10 - Carmen (Bizet)
    Peter Grimes (Britten)
INSTRUCTOR
RICHARD TURP
Born in Montreal, and raised in London, UK, Richard Turp began his career working mostly in Europe before returning to Montreal in 1983 to appear with his father, renowned tenor André Turp, in Verdi’s Macbeth for l’Opéra de Montréal. He has at various times been Artistic Director of the Montreal International Music Festival, the Lachine Music Festival and Concerts, the André Turp Musical Society, and has been Director of the Vocal Program at the Orford Arts Centre and the summer program of the Lachine International Vocal Academy. Often a judge at vocal competitions, Mr. Turp has adjudicated doctoral exams at both McGill and l’Université de Montréal, and has worked for both English and French networks of the CBC. He has also written several series for BRAVO. Richard has taught at McGill, UQAM, the U de M, and lectures widely. He has been invited to give masterclasses in such prestigious institutions as L’Atelier lyrique de l’Opéra de Montréal and the Royal Academy of Music in London, UK.
  • COURSE CODE: MART-1057 NEW!
  • LOCATION: ONLINE, Montreal, Quebec
  • LANGUAGE: English
  • INSTRUCTOR: RICHARD TURP
  • MATERIALS PROVIDED: Yes
Member Price: $36
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(Proof of membership will be required upon arrival).
Guest Price: $50
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REGISTRATION DEADLINE
October 11
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