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
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
Tuesday 28th January 2020
Opera and the power of prayer
Tuesday 4th February 2020
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