1 Friday / February 1, 2013

Public Discussion on Handel’s opera Xerxes

12:00 pm
Ford-Crawford Hall (200 S. Jordan Ave.)
http://music.indiana.edu/events/?e=19445

Enjoy an in-depth overview of IU Opera Theater’s upcoming presentation of George Frederic Handel’s masterpiece Xerxes. Renowned dramaturg Cori Ellison will lead conductor and Julliard faculty member Gary Wedow, international stage director Tom Diamond, and vocal coach Eiddwen Harrhy, Professor of Vocal Studies at the Royal College of Music in London, through a fascinating discussion on the creation of IU Opera’s grand new production. Issues such as performance interpretation, concept and design for the Musical Arts Center stage, and directing for a 21st century public will be discussed.

The hour-long presentation is free and open to all Jacobs School students, faculty, and staff, as well as the general public.

Cost: Free

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