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BONUS GROUP: Lyric Opera Preview Lectures

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ClassGraphic This bonus study group brings to OLLI previews of the Lyric Opera’s 2018-2019 season. The presentations will be given on selected Wednesdays during the noon hour: five during the fall semester, with the remaining three later in the academic year. These live lectures will alternate between downtown and Evanston, with the other campus brought in by simultaneous videocast. The lecturers are experienced former volunteers of Lyric’s Community Lecture Program previously run by the Lyric Opera Education Department, many of whom are familiar to OLLI members. The lectures will cover the music, story, composer, background and other aspects of each opera. They are intended for newcomers to the art form, highly experienced opera goers, and everyone in between. The lecture schedule for the fall (and location of the live lecturer) is: September 26, Puccini, La Boheme (Evanston); October 10, Mozart Idomeneo (Chicago); October 24, Wagner, Siegfried (Evanston); November 7, Verdi, Il Trovatore (Chicago); November 28, Massenet, Cendrillon (Evanston). Later lectures will preview R. Strauss, Elecktra (Chicago); Verdi, La Traviata (Evanston); and Handel, Ariodante (Chicago). Registration is required, but if you register for OLLI's fall semester you are eligible to register for Lyric Opera Preview Lectures at no extra charge. NOTE: OLLI will live-stream the session to the campus where the lecture is not being held. For example, on September 26, the lecture on Puccini's La Boheme will take place in Evanston, but OLLI members on the Chicago campus can watch it live on a screen in one of the Chicago classrooms. 

Class Details

2 Sessions
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :

Location : Wieboldt Hall Location : 
  Wieboldt Hall.

Instructor : Neil Adelman 



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Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
10/24/2018 Wed 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Chicago, Wieboldt Hall  Map Neil Adelman  ClassRoom
11/7/2018 Wed 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Chicago, Wieboldt Hall  Map Neil Adelman  ClassRoom