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Listening Then & Now: One City, Two Publics: Italian Opera & Its Foils in London

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Listening Then & Now: One City, Two Publics: Italian Opera & Its Foils in London

An all-new delightfully surprising and in-depth multi-media presentation in Hahn Hall curated by the Music Academy’s Director of Audience Experience & Engagement Henry Michaels. This four-part series brings you inside music and history to provoke your curiosity. Each 75-minute session visits specific moments in time, giving you context for listening and insight about the culture.
Enjoy discussion over coffee in the lobby after each event! One City, Two Publics: Italian Opera & Its Foils in London German composer…Italian opera…English audience. What gives?
MON, DEC 6, 10:30 AM: PART ONE of this series highlights the strange attractions of lavish Italian opera in London.
WED, DEC 8, 10:30 AM: PART TWO compares these musical luxury “imports” with a local product, the English-language ballad opera.

Music Academy of the West
$20
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM, every day through Dec 08, 2021.

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Music Academy of the West
(805) 969-4726

Music Academy of the West

1070 Fairway Road
Santa Barbara, California 93108
805-969-4726