Opera Studies lecture


February 13, 2013 - 5:30pm


University Capitol Centre Room 2520D

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Joan Kjaer

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The UI Opera Studies Forum will present a pre–opera talk on Verdi’s Rigoletto on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at 5:30 p.m. in the University Capitol Centre, Room 2520D. This event is free and open to the public.

Roberta Montemorra Marvin, director of the Opera Studies Forum and editor of the forthcoming The Cambridge Verdi Encyclopedia, will guide audiences through the story of Rigoletto in preparation for the Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD theater transmissions of the production. Rigoletto will be screened at Sycamore Cinema in Iowa City on Saturday, Feb. 16, at 11:55 a.m., with an encore screening Wednesday, March 6, at 6:30 p.m.