Opera Breakfast Lecture: Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana /Leoncavallo's Pagliacci

04/25/2015 9:00 am
America/Denver
Opera expert Tom Franks will discuss the opera prior to the Met HD Broadcast at the Lensic. This event is cosponsored by the Breakfast Lecture Team and Collected Works Bookstore with the cooperation of the Santa Fe Opera Guild.
Location: 
Street:
202 Galisteo Street
City:
Santa Fe
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Province:
New Mexico
Postal Code:
87501-6415
Country:
United States

The Santa Fe Opera presents Oliver Prezant

04/25/2015 2:00 pm
America/Denver

The Santa Fe Opera presents the second in a series of 5 lectures by notable Santa Fe opera lecturer Oliver Prezant, covering this season’s operas. Each entertaining, informative presentation will focus on an important theme in opera and will include a preview of one of the productions of the Santa Fe Opera's 2015 season.

April 18: Italians in Paris: Donizetti's The Daughters of the Regiment 

April 25: Advancing the Plot: Verdi's Rigoletto 

May 2: Leading Motives: Richard Strauss' Salome

May 9: Love in the Garden: W. A. Mozart's La finta giardiniera 

May 16: Going Home: Jennifer Higdon's Cold Mountain  

Oliver Prezant has been the Music Director of the award-winning Santa Fe Community Orchestra since 1999. He is currently a lecturer and educator for the Santa Fe Opera, a faculty member in the Contemporary Music Program at Santa Fe University of Art and Design, and the Artistic Advisor and a Teaching Artist in the ArtWorks program, which provides arts education programs for students and teachers in the Santa Fe Public Schools. He was a program director and conductor for the American Festival for the Arts in Houston and the conductor of the Santa Fe Youth Symphony. As a violist, he performed with the New Mexico Symphony Orchestra, The Santa Fe Opera, and the California Chamber Virtuosi. As an educator, he has created and presented programs for numerous arts organizations and museums including Opera Southwest, the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, the Albuquerque Museum of Art and History, Canticum Novum, and the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival.

Location: 
Street:
202 Galisteo Street
City:
Santa Fe
,
Province:
New Mexico
Postal Code:
87501-6415
Country:
United States
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