Spend Your Afternoons with Barry Jobling

Spring term of Chiswick's popular opera lectures begins

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Details of the new term of opera lectures by Barry Jobling have been announced.

This term starts with a talk on Wagner's Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg and includes discussion of works by Tchaikovsky, Puccini and Rossini. Several of these operas are being performed in London theatres and cinemas this term.

Whether you are a great opera buff or a complete newcomer to the genre, Barry Jobling, a professional pianist, singer and conductor, will educate and entertain you with his infectious enthusiasm.

Lectures begin on Thursdays at 2.00 sharp and end at 4.15, at St Michael and All Angels Parish Hall. £10 per lecture.

Coffee or tea and biscuits included.

For more information: call 07930 365518 or email louisekaye@btinternet.com



Date Opera Composer Performance

15 Jan

Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (1)

Richard Wagner


22 Jan

Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (2)

Richard Wagner


29 Jan



5 Feb

Iolanta and Bluebeard's Castle

Pyotr Tchaikovsky and Béla Bartók

Met Relay

12 Feb

Great singers lost in 2014


19 Feb


Giacomo Puccini


26 Feb

The Bartered Bride

Bedřich Smetana


5 Mar

La donna del lago

Gioachino Rossini

Met Relay

12 Mar

Madama Butterfly

Giacomo Puccini


19 Mar

Il turco in Italia

Gioachino Rossini




December 30, 2014