'La Fanciulla del West' Opera Talk, J. Engel

8.69 miles
0.00 out of 5
0 votes
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
October 22 2018

1 Tunxis Ave.
Bloomfield, CT 06002
860-243-9721

PRICE: Free

PHONE: 860-243-9721

TIME: 01:00 pm

Website

Info

Composer: Giacomo Puccini

World Premiere: Metropolitan Opera, New York, 1910. Puccini's "American" opera, based on David Belasco's play The Girl of the Golden West, had its glamorous and highly publicized world premiere at the Metropolitan Opera, with the composer in the audience. The drama is set during the California Gold Rush, and the girl of the title is one of Puccini's most appealing heroines - a strong, independent woman determined to win the man she loves. Although it fell out of favor with audiences for a few decades following its original success, Fanciulla has rebounded in popularity in recent years and is now counted among Puccini's best works. Music historian Jeffrey Engel will present today's opera talk, offering historical context for the composer and the opera story. In Paris for 14 years, Mr. Engel studied cello, art history and earned diplomas in French. As a cellist he played with orchestras in France, including the Paris Opera, performed in chamber ensembles and taught in municipal conservatories. A graduate of Ithaca College, & a teacher at Northwestern Connecticut Community College, Mr. Engel brings a rich knowledge of music history to each lecture, with musical excerpts. Registration is appreciated.

Reviews

+ Write a Review

Recent Reviews

Also In Community/MyTowns,Lectures/Literature

Community/MyTowns Auditions

January 20 2019 - January 21 2019
07:00 pm

116 Main St.
New Britain CT 06050
860-229-3049
0 mi
0.00 out of 5
0 votes
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

2901 Dixwell Ave.
Hamden CT 06514
203-287-2546
0 mi
0.00 out of 5
0 votes
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

701 Farmington Ave.
West Hartford CT 06119
(860) 233-8215
0 mi
0.00 out of 5
0 votes
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

725 Hopmeadow St.
Simsbury CT 06070
860-658-7663
0 mi
0.00 out of 5
0 votes
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
More Events

Other Events in Prosser Public Library

Other Events Community/MyTowns Workshops

January 22 2019 - January 22 2019
10:30 am

1 Tunxis Ave.
Bloomfield CT 06002
860-243-9721
0 mi
0.00 out of 5
0 votes
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

1 Tunxis Ave.
Bloomfield CT 06002
860-243-9721
0 mi
0.00 out of 5
0 votes
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

1 Tunxis Ave.
Bloomfield CT 06002
860-243-9721
0 mi
0.00 out of 5
0 votes
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

1 Tunxis Ave.
Bloomfield CT 06002
860-243-9721
0 mi
0.00 out of 5
0 votes
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
More Events