|Place:||Methodist Centre, South Parade, Sutton Coldfield, B72 1QY|
|Day:||1st and 3rd Tuesdays.|
Definitive meeting dates are displayed in the Monthly Programme
Our tutor, Philip Blackshaw, will be broadening out the study by including a number of less well known operas but will begin with a series of Puccini operas presented in reverse chronological order to focus on the composer’s compositional maturity.
|January||Andre Previn’s A Streetcar Named Desire (1998)|
|February||Jake Heggie’s Moby Dick (2010)|
|March||Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess (1935)|
|April||Handel Serse (London 1738)|
|May||Arthur Benjamin’s Written on Skin (Aix 2012)|
|June||Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1960)|
|July||Extracts from Show Boat (Jerome Kern), Brief Encounter (Andre Previn), Jane Eyre (Michael Berkeley), and Carmen Jones (Bizet/Oscar Hammerstein II)|
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