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March 2019

How to Listen to and Understand Opera

March 25 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Monday, repeating until March 26, 2019

La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd
La Jolla, CA 92037 United States
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Discover the great beauty and high artistic achievement of opera with this brilliant course by acclaimed musicologist Robert Greenberg. You will develop a methodology for listening to and understanding opera and will be introduced to the concept of opera as a whole that is greater than the sum of its parts in its combination of soliloquy, dialogue, scenery, action, and continuous music. See how music can evoke what words cannot express; the composer is the dramatist. This combination of words…

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