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Gems Bucks County | The Great Giuseppe Verdi with Gary Kaplan

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Gems Bucks County | The Great Giuseppe Verdi with Gary Kaplan

December 14, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am


Gems Bucks County Events Located at Shir Ami – 101 Richboro Road, Newtown, PA

The $20 Class fee covers both sessions (Second Session on December 21)

Instructor: Gary Kaplan, Art Instructor and Life-long Devotee of Opera

Though opera as an art form was conceived at the end of the 16th century, it is, with the exception of Mozart and Gluck, the works of the 19th century that continue to form the core repertoire of the genre. Many composers have contributed to this body of work, among them Bizet and the much loved Puccini. However, bestriding the world of opera in the second half of this century like twin colossi, are the towering figures of Richard Wagner and Giuseppe Verdi, both born in 1813. It is Verdi who will be the subject of our attention and affection in this class. Verdi might justifiably be considered the very soul of opera. Join us as we explore the works of this great creative genius from the raw power of his early masterpiece “Nabucco,” through the impassioned middle-period works such as “La Traviata,” to the monumental later works like “Don Carlos” and “Aida.”

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December 14, 2023
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Shir Ami
101 Richboro Road
Newtown, PA 18940 United States
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