Join Edmonton Opera for a series of thought-provoking and informative panel discussions surrounding the 2014/15 season, including The Barber of Seville, The Magic Flute and Lucia di Lammermoor. This is a series of multi-disciplinary panels before each opera production, which offers context and perspective from the realms of history, political science, music and more.
Lucia di Lammermor:
Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 7 p.m.
Mercer Tavern • 10363 104 Street
This event is complimentary, but tickets must be reserved ahead of time via Eventbrite. Limited tickets available.
The panel will be hosted by musicologist Stephan Bonfield, with English and film studies doctoral candidate Brianna Wells, Dr. Alec Oskin (division of forensic psychiatry) and Tim Yakimec (general manager and artistic director, Edmonton Opera) as panelists.
You can view previous panel discussions on our YouTube channel:
Mozart at the Mercer (Opera 101)
- Mozart's music (Stephan Bonfield)
- Historical Viennese context (Joseph Patrouch)
- Staging The Magic Flute (Kim Mattice-Wanat)
Opera 101: The Barber of Seville
- The history of comedy in The Barber of Seville (Stephan Bonfield)
- Staging the opera (director Allison Grant)
- The music of The Barber of Seville (maestro Robert Dean)
- Rossini's composition and singing Figaro (Phillip Addis)
- Opera: an art that works "in between" (Brianna Wells)
- Stephan Bonfield speaking about Madama Butterfly's synopsis
- Aya Fujiwara and a perspective on Puccini's Japan
- Kim Mattice Wanat about the staging of Butterfly (audience questions are also included in this clip)
- Part 1: Stephan Bonfield on Salome
- Part 2: Benjamin Garstad on Salome
- Part 3: panel discussion on Salome