Metropolitan Opera UI lecture series continues Oct. 20 with 'Don Giovanni'

The University of Iowa Opera Studies Forum (OSF) will continue its 2011-12 lecture series coordinated with the Metropolitan Opera Live in HD theater screenings with a talk on Don Giovanni, Thursday, Oct. 20, presented by Shari Rhoads. 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.

Rhoads, a lecturer in the UI School of Music in CLAS, will discuss Mozart’s opera Don Giovanni.

The lecture series is intended to guide audiences to a better understanding of the Metropolitan Opera performances, which are shown live at Sycamore Cinema in Iowa City and other venues worldwide. Lectures will be held throughout the 2011-12 academic year, most presented by UI faculty in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS).

This series is made possible with support from OSF and UI International Programs.

For more information, visit http://international.uiowa.edu/opera-studies or contact Joan Kjaer at joan-kjaer@uiowa.edu or 319-335-2026.

To view a schedule of the 2011-12 Metropolitan Opera series, visit http://www.metoperafamily.org/metopera/broadcast.

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