Opera University for Adults

Talks about opera at the opera. An educational programme for adults

Your child attends the Opera University? Don’t get left behind. The adult version is just as inspiring.

A series of 9 lectures revolving around some basic opera topics, such as the role of the conductor or the process of developing scenography. 


Lecture 1: Recitative, aria, bel canto – or the basics of opera
Lecture 2: Why does the orchestra need a conductor? 
Lecture 3: Mozart’s birthday
Lecture 4: Choir – the atmosphere creator
Lecture 5: Dance in opera
Lecture 6: Haute Couture on stage
Lecture 7: From design to stage effect: creating scenery
Lecture 8: Moniuszko and company, or a few words about Polish opera composers
Lecture 9: Opera diva


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