A fascinating description of how opera began, developed and spread worldwide. Covering the period from1600 to the present day, the talk is illustrated with captivating musical examples and excerpts from opera productions from around the world. Jamie delves into the key composers and developments over time; starting with opera’s baroque beginnings and moving relentlessly forward right up to the modern-day Hamilton. It highlights the major changes and individual game-changers through each century, shines a spotlight on the movers and shakers and then focuses upon the greatest operas by the greatest composers.
If you have an ounce of music in you, this is not a talk to miss.
The lecture is free to members and those who have not visited the Arts Society Gade Valley before. Please book to attend by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.