This course is designed for those who would like
to understand the basic principles of Italian opera.
We will begin by explaining the fundamental framework
for this multi-disciplinary art form
and explore the crucial relationship between "roles" and "fachs".
We will then discover how the quest for "bel canto"
(virtuoso, display singing) evolved in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Our two final sessions will focus on why Giuseppe Verdi
is considered to be the "heart of Italian opera"
and then why there was such a strong reaction after him
by the composers of the "Verismo" school, led by Giacomo Puccini.
This new course will take place at
the ROYAL CONSERVATORY
273 Bloor St West,
(4 1 6) 4 0 8 2 8 2 4
R.C.M. - L E A R N I N G D I V I S I O N
T H E R O Y A L C O N S E R V A T O R Y S C H O O L
M U S I C A P P R E C I A T I O N
Program Coordinator - Jaedin Grineage
4 Thursday afternoons 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Thursday, 7th to Thursday, 28th N O V E M B E R , 2 0 1 9
Please follow this link to secure your place.
Thursday, 7th November, 2019
- "The fundamental framework"
Thursday, 14th November, 2019
- "Bel Canto"
Thursday, 21st November, 2019
- "Giuseppe Verdi"
Thursday, 28th November, 2019
PREVIOUS COURSES taught by IAIN at the ROYAL CONSERVATORY ...
2010 "TEN GREAT SCENES FROM OPERAS"