The University of Iowa

Verdi’s ‘La Traviata’ is focus of opera talk April 9

April 6th, 2012

The Metropolitan Opera

The University of Iowa Opera Studies Forum (OSF) in International Programs will conclude its 2011-12 lecture series coordinated with the Metropolitan Opera Live in HD theater screenings Monday, April 9, with a talk on Verdi’s “La Traviata” presented by Roberta M. Marvin. 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.

Marvin is the interim associate dean of International Programs 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. “La Traviata” will be screened live on April 14.

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