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Opera Duos, Part II

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018 11:00 AM

Presented by Ira Siff
Duration: 90 minutes
Part of the Opera Duos series

Joan Sutherland and Luciano Pavarotti. Maria Callas and Giuseppe di Stefano. Plácido Domingo and Mirella Freni. Renata Tebaldi and Mario del Monaco. Each were consummate musicians in their own right, but when they performed together, the combined force of their star power was electric. Dynamic duos are what operatic legends are made of, leaving audiences breathless, in tears, and entranced with their musical and dramatic chemistry. But what stories are behind some of these great partnerships? What were the secret musical ingredients that combined with such legenday success? In this three-part series, Met radio commentator Ira Siff takes us on a musical journey with some of the power duos of opera to discover how they created the special connections that kept audiences wanting more.

If you would like to purchase the entire Opera Duos 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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