The Metropolitan Opera Guild

Continuing Opera Education 

 

Continuing education classes (CoEd) at the Metropolitan Opera Guild are designed to provide life-long learning opportunities for those interested in delving deeper into subject matter in a college classroom-style setting. CoEd courses include reading assignments between lectures in preparation for classroom discussion. Ability to read music is helpful but not required. Students are provided with digital copies of all reading and listening material. Score excerpts will also be provided when applicable for those interested in utilizing them as supplemental material for their studies. 
 
Individual session tickets are available for purchase by clicking on each date listed below. To purchase the entire course at a discounted package rate, please click on the course title. 
 
Events are held in the Opera Learning Center, on the 6th floor of the Samuel B. and David Rose Building at Lincoln Center.
  
 Tickets are now on sale! 
Upcoming Continuing Opera Education classes:  

 

The Ring: Music, Motifs, and Magic    - SOLD OUT!

TUE FEB 26 MAR 5,  12, 19 6:30–8PM  

Presented by Victoria Bond  

This four-part course focuses on Wagner’s masterwork, the Ring cycle, which returns to the Met for the first time in six seasons. Each session provides an opportunity for in-depth exploration of one of the cycle’s operas. Composer, conductor, and lecturer Victoria Bond will provide insight into the musical evolution of each work—from the lighter fare to leitmotifs to the rich, complex musical textures that are woven throughout this epic story of myth and magic. 

This course is currently sold out. To be added to the Wait List, please send an email to info@metguild.org with your name, phone number, the number of tickets you're interested in, and the class dates you'd like to attend. Should tickets become available, we will contact you directly. Please note that Wait List requests are accommodated in the order in which they were received. 

Full course registration: $160 public | $120 Guild members and students  

Individual sessions: $45 public | $35 Guild members and students  

Week 1: Das Rheingold  

Week 2: Die Walküre  

Week 3: Siegfried  

Week 4: Götterdämmerung 
 

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Thursday, December 13, 2018
Backstage Tours
3:00 PM
At the Met: Score Desk: La Boheme
8:00 PM
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Friday, December 14, 2018
At the Met: Score Desk: Otello
8:00 PM
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Sunday, December 16, 2018
Backstage Tours
10:30 AM
Backstage Tours
1:30 PM
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Monday, December 17, 2018
At the Met: Score Desk: Otello
7:30 PM
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Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Backstage Tours
3:00 PM
At the Met: Score Desk: La Traviata
7:30 PM
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Wednesday, December 19, 2018
At the Met: Score Desk: The Magic Flute
7:30 PM
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Friday, December 21, 2018
Backstage Tours
3:00 PM
At the Met: Score Desk: Otello
8:00 PM
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Sunday, December 23, 2018
Backstage Tours
10:30 AM
Backstage Tours
1:30 PM
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Monday, December 24, 2018
At the Met: Score Desk: The Magic Flute
7:00 PM
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Wednesday, December 26, 2018
Backstage Tours
3:00 PM
At the Met: Score Desk: La Traviata
7:30 PM
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Thursday, December 27, 2018
Backstage Tours
3:00 PM
At the Met: Score Desk: The Magic Flute
7:30 PM
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Friday, December 28, 2018
At the Met: Score Desk: Otello
7:30 PM
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Sunday, December 30, 2018
Backstage Tours
10:30 AM
Backstage Tours
1:30 PM
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Monday, December 31, 2018
At the Met: Score Desk: Adriana Lecouvreur
6:00 PM
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Tuesday, January 01, 2019
At the Met: Score Desk: The Magic Flute
3:30 PM
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Wednesday, January 02, 2019
Backstage Tours
3:00 PM
At the Met: Score Desk: Otello
7:30 PM
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Thursday, January 03, 2019
Backstage Tours
3:00 PM
At the Met: Score Desk: The Magic Flute
7:30 PM
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Friday, January 04, 2019
Backstage Tours
3:00 PM
At the Met: Score Desk: Adriana Lecouvreur
7:30 PM
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