Opera with Richard Turp
Thu (2 Sessions) Feb 09 - Mar 09 | 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Join us for two fascinating lectures as we explore more Operas with Richard Turp.
Feb 9- Fathers and their children in the operas of Giuseppe Verdi : An exploration of this most fascinating of relationships in Verdi's operas from Nabucco to Falstaff.Mar 9 - The role of women in the operas of Giacomo Puccini. Puccini's operatic heroines are often strong and independent but also frequently portrayed as victims. A brief survey of Puccini's most celebrated operatic heroines.
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-2057 NEW!
- LOCATION: ONLINE, Montreal, Quebec
- LANGUAGE: English
- INSTRUCTOR: RICHARD TURP
- MATERIALS PROVIDED: Yes