Thursday Afternoon Opera Lectures
Summer 2004 lecture series by renowned expert
Whether you are a great opera buff or a complete newcomer to the genre, Barry Jobling will educate and entertain you with his infectious enthusiasm.
You will gain insight into operas being performed at Covent Garden and other venues in and around London this season, as well as operas of which there are fine recordings deserving wider recognition.
Barry is a professional pianist, singer and conductor. The lectures are illustrated with vintage and modern recordings. Barry also plays the piano and sings to highlight certain themes, much to the delight of his audiences.
SUMMER TERM 2004
22 April PARSIFAL R. WAGNER
29 April IL TROVATORE G. VERDI
6 May TAMERLANO G. F. HANDEL
13 May TANCREDI G. ROSSINI
20 May MACBETH G. VERDI
27 May LES HUGUENOTS G. MEYERBEER
3 June LES HUGUENOTS (continued)
10 June FAUST C. GOUNOD
17 June LA BOH È ME G. PUCCINI
24 June PETER GRIMES B. BRITTEN
1 July VERDI AND THE SOPRANO