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Thursday, November 02, 2017 2:00 PM

Presented by Jane Marsh
Duration: 90 minutes
Part of the Pants Roles series

Some composers, Mozart and Offenbach among them, wanted to experiment with crossing both gender and class. For Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro, that required the replacement of the traditional castrato with a mezzo-soprano to play Count Almaviva's young page Cherubino. In Offenbach's Les Contes d'Hoffmann, the Muse of Poetry disguises herself as the title character's best friend, the male student Nicklausse.

If you would like to purchase the entire Pants Roles course, please click here or visit the "Courses" tab on the Lectures and More page.

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

This session 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.

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Standard Price: $25.00
Member Price: $22.00
Student Price: $22.00
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Friday, October 20, 2017
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Monday, October 23, 2017
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Tuesday, October 24, 2017
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At the Met: Les Contes d'Hoffmann
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