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Handel, Rossini & Meyerbeer (#2025)

Presented by PILLAR Institute for Lifelong Learning at Myron Stratton Home, Colorado Springs CO

Jun 10 2015
PILLAR Institute for Lifelong Learning located in Colorado Springs CO

Are there really traditional operas set in Africa? Of course there are! And for PILLAR, we’ve chosen four operas of totally different genres and time periods to consider. We’ll analyze them and view excerpts while we try to determine if any of these esteemed composers were able to evoke a sense of Africa in their music. Or were they just trying to tell a good story? Today we’ll look at a Baroque opera series, Julius Caesar in Egypt (1724), a bel canto ‘drama giocoso,’ The Italian Girl in

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9:30 AM

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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Myron Stratton Home

2525 South State Hwy 115, Colorado Springs, CO 80906

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