As a response to the productions in the Opera Philadelphia Channel, this FREE series will look deeper into the genre of opera by exploring both its musical and theatrical elements as well as engage non-musical scholars to gain a better cultural, social, and historical perspective. The Reflection and Re-Vision series includes lectures, round-table discussions, and artist reflections.
Erin Busch, composer and founder and executive director of the Young Women Composers Camp (YWCC)
Courtney Bryan, composer and pianist
Melissa Dunphy, composer and educator
Tanyaradzwa Tawengwa, Zimbabwean gwenyambira, composer, singer, and scholar
Join guest lecturer Dr. Michael Mohammed on an examination of La traviata through the main character Violetta Valéry and learn how she not only transforms herself but also is transformed by the environment surrounding her.