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Schedule of Lectures
Schedule of Lectures 2017 – 2018

September 17, 2017
Rameau and the French traditions
Speaker: Nicolas Krusek

October 15, 2017
What Thomas Adès adds up to
Speaker: Tom Durrie

November 19, 2017
I wish they had lived longer: operas by composers who died young
Speaker: John Silver

January 21, 2018
Franz Schreker: Richard Strauss’s rival as Germany’s leading opera composer
Speaker: Henry Ewert

February 18, 2018
Shakespearean farewell: Béatrice et Bénédict, Berlioz’s last opera
Speaker: David Gordon Duke

March 18, 2018
Marilyn Horne
Speaker: Neil Ritchie

April 15, 2018
Erté: stage and opera designer extraordinaire of the twentieth century
Speaker: Ingrid Woldenga

May 27, 2018
Rusalka and the human predicament
Speaker: Harvey De Roo

June 10, 2018
Weather alert! – the dramatic use of storms in opera
Speaker: David Godin


All meetings take place at
Simon Fraser University, Vancouver Campus
515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC

2 to 4 pm
604 942-6646           www.operaclub.net

Speakers and topics subject to change