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Arlington Public Schools Adult Education

Opera Divas, Female Opera Superstars

Dates:October 25 - November 1, 2018
Meets:2 Thursdays 10:30AM-12:30PM, 2 sessions
Location:Syphax 117
Instructor:Donato Soranno
Course Fee (Basic)Arl. Res.$ 69.00
Course Fee (Alternate)Arl. Sr.$ 59.00
Course Fee (Alternate)Non-Res.$ 79.00
Mandatory FeeMaterial Fee$ 0.00
Please Note:   The room has changed and is now room #117

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Course Description

Through lectures and recordings explore the world of Opera Divas; the most famous and familiar female opera singers. Presentations will feature such Opera Divas as Renee Fleming, Maria Callas, Joan Sutherland, Cecilia Bartoli, Renata Tebaldi, and many others. The operas we will student may include, La Traviata, Rigoletto, Aida, La Boheme, Tosca, Cosi Fan Tutte and others. Before presenting the recording of the Opera Diva singing an aria, the teacher will discuss characteristics of the singing voice, vocal technique, the roles performed by the singer and a synopsis of the opera/scene.