The University of Iowa

Metropolitan Opera Live lecture series continues April 26 with "Il trovatore"

April 18th, 2011


The UI Opera Studies Forum (OSF) will present its final lecture in the 2010-11 series coordinated with the Metropolitan Opera Live in high-definition theatre screenings with a talk on Giuseppe Verdi’s “Il trovatore,” presented by Roberta M. Marvin. The lecture will be held Tuesday, April 26, at 5:30 p.m. in the University Capitol Centre conference seminar room 2520D. This event is free and open to the public.

Marvin is Interim Associate Dean of International Programs at The University of Iowa and director of OSF.

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. “Il trovatore” will be shown live April 30 with an encore performance May 18.

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

For more information, contact Joan Kjaer at or 319-335-2026.