Program Details

A Preview of the Metropolitan Opera HD Series 2021

Giuseppe Albanese
Music / Drama
Video Catch-up

Course Description

This program will provide thought-provoking and enlightening commentary on the encore operas scheduled to be shown in the 2021 Metropolitan Opera HD season. These "Live from the Met Productions" are screened at movie theaters throughout the United States. Maestro Albanese will discuss both the importance and historical significance of each opera. In addition, video highlights from previous performances will be shown.

About the Instructor

  • Giuseppe Albanese attended the University of Vermont and received his degree in history in 1966. In 1989, after five years of intensive study, he developed a dynamic education program entitled "The Joy of Opera." For the past 30 years, he has lectured extensively on numerous operatic subjects and has produced several video documentaries. Albanese will be celebrating 26 years with Lifelong Learning at FAU in 2021.

    Recipient of the 2000 Excellence in Teaching Award