Sat, Sep 09|
Bel Canto, Beliefs, and Belonging: The Italian Heritage in Opera
Join the Vermont Italian Cultural Association and Opera Company of Middlebury for a discussion with Glory Denied Composer, Tom Cipullo; Music Director, Filippo Ciabatti; and Stage Director, Alexandra Dietrich for a look at this work and the important topics it addresses.
Time & Location
Sep 09, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
About the Event
19th-century opera was often broken down into two models: German and Italian. Are there still vestiges of those two styles in the world of contemporary opera? If so, does being Italian or Italian-American influence how composers write and how singers and instrumentalists perform current works, even if the themes and subjects of current works may not be Italian? What are the traditions that endure over time and across great distances that sustain an "Italian sound and sensibility?"