Introduction to Opera with Dr. Miriam Schildkret
Join JFCS Center for Senior Enrichment and Dr. Miriam Schildkret with Arizona Opera for this special introductory class on the basics of Opera and how it has evolved over time.
With discussions about the evolution of opera, as well as information about recitative vs. aria, voice types, and other major composers, this is a perfect crash-course to introduce you to this incredible art form.
Dr. Miriam Schildkret Bio:
This Miriam's fifth season as a Teaching Artist; She has performed Third Lady/Queen of the Night/Papagena (The Mini-Magic Flute), Hansel (Hansel and Gretel), and The Sea Witch (Rusalka: The Littlest Mermaid). Most recently, Miriam covered the role of Cherubino in Arizona Opera's production of The Marriage of Figaro. Other favorite roles include Dorabella (Così fan tutte), Dido (Dido and Aeneas), Prince Orlofsky (Die Fledermaus), Tisbe (La Cenerentola), Third Lady (The Magic Flute), and Kate (Owen Wingrave). Miriam was featured in the Arizona PBS series Desert Canvas, a collection of stories about local artists and their impact on the community, and was also a speaker with TEDx Scottsdale Women.
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