Five summer afternoon lectures -
3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Monday, 15th to Friday, 19th JULY, 2 0 1 9
at C L A S S I C A L P U R S U I T S
Victoria College, University of Toronto
$120 by cheque to OPERA IS *
This year's five afternoon Opera lectures will be ....
Monday - 15th July "The balcony scene from "ROMEO and JULIET"
star-crossed lovers in 3 operas
Tuesday - 16th July "The sleepwalking scene from "MACBETH"
enter Lady with a taper ...
Wednesday - 17th July "The defence speech from "OTHELLO"
and how it became the greatest Italian love duet
Thursday - 18th July "The honour monologue from "HENRY IV part 1"
and other operatic depictions of Falstaff
Friday - 19th July "Prospero's epilogue from "THE TEMPEST"
and other fairy-filled operas
What is C L A S S I C A L P U R S U I T S ?
It is a week-long gathering of people
from all over North-America
who are interested in literature,
music, theatre, architecture, painting -
and especially in ideas.
There are twelve morning discussion seminars,
each exploring one of the
highpoints of western culture.
For more information on
C L A S S I C A L P U R S U I T S
and for descriptions of each of these 12 fascinataing seminars -
please click here.
* People who are enrolled in CLASSICAL PURSUITS' discussion seminars
get my afternoon lectures "free" as part of their package. (cost is $1,520 + HST).
If, however, you wish to attend just this series of lectures,
the course is also offered as a "stand-alone"
OPERA IS course ...
... (please send $120 by cheque to OPERA IS,
6 Blythwood Gardens, M4N 3L3 ...
or $25 per lecture at the door)
see the Registration tab for on-line enrollment.
Previous WEEK-LONG COURSES given by IAIN at CLASSICAL PURSUITS ...
2018 "Opera and Power"
2017 "What do we know? - in Opera"
2016 "Exploring metamorphoses in Wagner's "RING CYCLE"
2015 "How to choose the Five Greatest Operas"
2014 "East Meets West" in Opera
2012 "The Vocal Olympics" of Opera
2011 "Celebrating Benjamin Britten's Centenary"
2010 "Operatic Ensembles"
2009 "The Trojan War in Opera"
2008 "Late Editions - final works by the great masters"
2007 "Opera and the Almighty"
2006 "Wagner's Ring Cycle"
2005 "Tristan und Isolde"
2003 "Die Walkure"