New Series Of Thursday Opera Lectures

Ross Alley returns with his spring term of talks

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The spring term of Ross Alley's Thursday afternoon lecture series begins on 10 January and is held in the Michael Room in St Michael & All Angels Parish Hall.

The first talk is on Cilea's Adriana Lecouvreur.

Ross Alley is a former music lecturer at Birkbeck.

Lectures begin at 2.00pm sharp and end at 4.15pm and cost £10 per lecture, coffee or tea and biscuits included. Pay on the door.

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Date Title Composer

10 Jan

Adriana Lecouvreur (MET)


17 Jan The Queen of Spades (ROH) Tchaikovsky
24 Jan Dido and Aeneas (RFH) Purcell
31 Jan Mario Lanza – a birthday tribute -
07 Feb In Memoriam – Montserrat Caballé -
14 Feb La straniera (anniversary) Bellini
21 Feb Elisabetta, Regina D’Inghilterra (ETO) Rossini
28 Feb La fille du régiment (MET) Donizetti
07 March La forza del destino (1) (ROH) Verdi
14 March La forza del destino (2) (ROH) Verdi
21 March Mefistofele (COG) Boito
28 March La damnation de Faust (Glyndebourne) Berlioz
04 April Faust (1) (ROH) Gounod
11 April Faust (2) (ROH) Gounod

Lectures begin at 2.00pm sharp and end at 4.15pm. Tea or coffee and biscuits included. £10 per lecture, pay at the door.

For more information please contact Sara on: 07717 353 183


January 4, 2019

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