On Saturday, October 17, LA Opera Speakers Bureau member, Mary Lou Gottlieb will present a free talk on Rossini's The Barber of Seville at the Oxnard Public Library. Reservations not required.
LA Opera's Library Project presents more than 90 free opera talks each season in libraries all over the Los Angeles region. These insightful talks, given by memebrs of La Opera's Speakers Bureau, address history, literature, philosphy and fine arts within the context of opera.
The Speakers Bureau is LA Opera's volunteer team of trained experts who address civic and social organizations, philanthropic groups, schools and library audiences throughout southern California, free of charge. For more information about the Speakers Bureau, email email@example.com or call (213) 972-8016.
LA Opera Education & Community Programs will hold it's second Opera for Educators on Saturday, October 3, 2009 from 9:00am to 5:00pm. This session will provide an in-depth examination of Wagner's Siegfried.
LA Opera's award-winning Opera for Educators series explores opera from an interdisciplinary point of view. Gain insight about opera and the historical context in which it was created. Discuss opera as history and art, as well as language and social commentary. Learn all about the stars and artists of the opera world, as well as the production and business of opera. Enjoy recitals and rehearsals, and receive special opera news updates. Up to three LAUSD salary points or equivalent UCLA Extension credits are offered for participating teachers.
September 26, 2009 - The Elixir of Love
October 3, 2009 - Siegfried
November 7, 2009 - Tamerlano
November 21, 2009 - The Barber of Seville
January 30, 2010 - The Ring Cycle
March 20, 2010 - Götterdämmerung
April 10, 2010 - The Stigmatized (Recovered Voices)
For more information and registration, please visit our website.