"OPERA and POWER"

A new Winter 2020 course at

the University of Toronto's

S C H O O L   O F   C O N T I N U I N G   S T U D I E S

ARTS & SCIENCE Division  -  MUSIC section

158 St George Street, Toronto ON  M5S 2V8 

(416) 978 2400

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ARTS & SCIENCE Division  -  MUSIC  -  OPERA 

COURSE    # 3 6 2 0


5 Tuesday afternoons      2:00 p.m. -  4:00 p.m.

14th  JANUARY  2 0 2 0   to   11th  FEBRUARY  2 0 2 0

$ 250    (+HST)

please follow this link to secure your place.


 

Opera can be the most gripping form of theatre.

It engages with issues of independence, coercion, power and liberty.  

Join us as we explore these themes using a series of operatic excerpts on video.

 

Tuesday 14th January 2020

   Courage  - speaking truth to power

 

Tuesday 21st January 2020

   Parental power

 

Tuesday 28th January 2020

   Opera and the power of prayer

 

Tuesday 4th February 2020

   Supernatural power

 

Tuesday 11th February 2020

   Opera and the power of love

 


 

Back in the 1980s and '90s, Iain taught a considerable number of courses

for the U of T's School of Continuing Studies.

He was given their "OUTSTANDING TEACHER AWARD".

 

He returned to teaching for the School in 2014 and has,

since then, taught the following courses ...

 

2019       OPERA and THE SUPERNATURAL

2019       OPERA and MYTHOLOGY

2019       ITALIAN OPERA AFTER VERDI

2018       VERDI'S "MIDDLE PERIOD" MASTERPIECES

2018       FIVE ITALIAN OPERAS FOR PARIS

2018       THE EARLY OPERAS OF WAGNER

2017       THE EARLY OPERAS OF VERDI

2017       THE EARLY OPERAS OF MOZART

2016       ART in OPERA  (with Mary Redekop)

2015       CREATIVITY vs. GENIUS in OPERA

2015       HOW RICHARD WAGNER CHANGED THE WORLD

2015       SIX WEEKS IN PARIS (with Mary Redekop)

2015       COMPOSING OPERA - THE ART OF THE OPERATIC ENSEMBLE

2014       OPERATIC DIVOS

2014       OPERATIC DIVAS

2014       SHAKESPEARE in OPERA