14S100F A is for Ariadne

Location: Hanover Senior/Community Center

Room: Room 212

Friday, March 21, 2014-Friday, May 09, 2014

Meets 10:15 AM-12:15 PM EDT
on Fri

Tuition: $55.00
Level: NEW

Status: This course is completed
We will view and discuss operas by Richard Strauss, but also include Alban Berg and others.

Week One: Several excerpts of operas by Strauss contemporaries
Week Two: Salome and Elektra
Week Three: Der Rosenkavalier
Week Four: Operas by Alban Berg
Week Five: Arabella
Week Six: Ariadne auf Naxos
Week Seven: Staging Ariadne
Week Eight: Review

Required Text:
The Complete Operas of Richard Strauss by Charles Osborne

Instructor -- Ron Luchsinger
grew up in Iowa, and directed his first opera production, Carmen, when a Junior at the U. of Dubuque. He attended Wayne State University and directed Martha (Flotow) in Detroit. After military service, Ron attended the U. of Hartford and assisted Elmer Nagy there and in Aspen, Colorado. He has served as resident stage director for several opera companies.

OSHER@Dartmouth  - 7 Lebanon Street, Suite 107 - Hanover, NH 03755 Phone: (603) 646-0154 Fax: (603) 646-0138
E-mail:  OSHER@dartmouth.edu - website: www.osher.dartmouth.edu

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