A new Winter 2020 course

at the

University of Toronto’s

SCHOOL OF  

CONTINUING STUDIES

ARTS & SCIENCE Division

MUSIC section

158 St George Street,

Toronto ON M5S 2V8

(416) 978 2400

“OPERA and POWER”

  

 ARTS & SCIENCE Division  –  MUSIC – OPERA 

COURSE  # 3 6 2 0  


 

5 Tuesday afternoons

 2:00 p.m. –  4:00 p.m.

14th  JANUARY 2020 to

11th  FEBRUARY 2020

 $ 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