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Exploring 20th-Century Opera

To purchase series tickets, please call 212-769-7028.
Presented by Steven Osgood
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes per session

Two extraordinary 20th-century operas will be seen at the Met in new productions this season: Richard Strauss’s Elektra and Alban Berg’s Lulu. Conductor Steven Osgood returns to the Guild to offer insight into these landmark scores, providing listening strategies and historical context illuminated by piano-vocal demonstrations and recordings. The course concludes with a showcase in which singers will perform selections from both operas.

Please note that Student pricing is available to full-time students with valid identification.

All sessions will be held in the Opera Learning Center, located on the 6th Floor of the Samuel B. and David Rose Building at Lincoln Center, 65th Street between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue. For questions, please call the LCE Ticket Line at 212-769-7028, Monday-Friday 10am-4pm.

All Performances in the series

Purchase Individual Events
Elektra: Complex Musical Psychology
Date: Thursday, October 29, 2015 5:30 PM N/A
Lulu: Melodic Line as Character
Date: Thursday, November 05, 2015 5:30 PM N/A
20th-Century Opera: A Culminating Vocal Showcase
Date: Thursday, November 12, 2015 5:30 PM N/A
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