When: Tue., March 10, 7 p.m., Tue., March 17, 7 p.m., Tue., March 24, 7 p.m. and Tue., March 31, 7 p.m. 2020
David Dean: "Satyagraha" by Philip Glass This is the second of Glass' trilogy of operas about great men in each of three fields of human endeavor. It concerns Gandhi and the fight for social justice in South Africa.
Art Axelrod: Operatic Oddities, Singing Outside the Box. Explores some opera scenes that do not follow the usual conventions of music drama and composition.
Peter Dundas: Verdi's Simon Boccanegra. From a Met telecast on Dec.29, 1984; Sherrill Milnes as Bocanegra, Anna Tomowa-Sintow as Amelea, conducted by James Levine. The New York Times: "...[I]t contains some of the most powerful music that Verdi ever wrote."
Rosalba Pisaturo: Great Scenes from Verdi.