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FREE SAMPLES,
an
INTRODUCTORY COURSE,
and some
RECENT WEBINARS

explore this series of
10 very basic short talks on…

  1. why learn about opera?
  2. what is an opera – structure?
  3. what is an opera – differences?
  4. who “gets” opera?
  5. operatic voices
  6. roles in opera
  7. operatic fachs
  8. the circle : national styles
  9. the line : history of opera
  10. the square : producing opera

this playlist contains links to 10 short videos
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Explore some more FREE SAMPLES:
Recent one-hour WEBINARS

“Mozart in VIENNA”

Learn how Salzburg-born Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart established himself as an independent artist in the Imperial Capital.

Follow Iain’s quest to find Mozart’s grave – outside the city.

“The two Golden Ages
of VIENNA”

Join Iain as he revisits the period of
Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven.

Then, explore the fin-de-siecle years of Johann Strauss Jr and Franz Lehar, composers of the great Viennese operettas.

“UNEXPECTED
LEARNINGS”
Reflections on the first year of
Classi Lectures

Iain reviews the first five of his on-line courses and the unexpected learnings we all experienced during the onset of the Covid pandemic.

“an interview with
BEN HEPPNER”
for the

Wagner Society
of Washington DC

Iain asks Ben about three of his most admired Wagnerian roles: Lohengrin, Tristan, and Walther von Stolzing. Ben provides privileged anecdotes
and penetrating insights.

“an interview with
ANDREW HAJI”

Blessed with an unusually beautiful lyric tenor voice,
Andrew tells Iain about his intensive training, his competition successes, and his early career triumphs.

find out more at
andrewhaji.com