Metropolitan Opera Live lecture series continues Feb. 21 with "Iphig enie en Tauride"

This announcment appeared in Eastern Iowa Life on February 14, 2011.

The University of Iowa Opera Studies Forum (OSF) will continue its lecture series coordinated with the Metropolitan Opera Live in high-definition theater screenings with a talk on Gluck’s “Iphigénie en Tauride” Monday, Feb. 21, presented by Robert Ketterer. All lectures take place at 5:30 p.m. in the University Capitol Centre conference seminar room 2520D and are free and open to the public.

Ketterer is a professor of classics in the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

The lecture series is intended to guide audiences to a better understanding of the Metropolitan Opera performances, which are shown live at Sycamore Theatres in Iowa City and other venues worldwide.

The last lecture in this series will be on Verdi’s “Il trovatore,” presented April 26.

This series is made possible with support from OSF, UI International Programs and a grant from Humanities Iowa.

For more information, visit http://international.uiowa.edu/opera-studies or contact Roberta Marvin at 319-335-1438 or roberta-marvin@uiowa.edu.

To view a schedule of the 2010-11 Metropolitan Opera series, visit http://www.metoperafamily.org.

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