Opera Appreciation with Joyce Kennedy

Royal Opera HouseFor all who love – or would like to learn to love – opera.

We usually meet on the first Thursday of the month, to focus on one particular opera under the expert guidance of Joyce Kennedy.

Joyce, who combined her career as a GP and anaesthetist with raising three children and writing two acclaimed books on opera and composers, was married to the late, much missed music biographer and critic, Michael Kennedy.  Joyce travelled worldwide with Michael to 90 operas every year and we are tremendously privileged that she is prepared to share her vast knowledge with us each month.

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At each session Joyce will discuss an opera topic and, after the tea break, explore an opera illustrated by filmed excerpts.

UPCOMING PROGRAMME

Dec
5
Opera Group: Marriage of Figaro
Opera appreciation with Joyce Kennedy. Marriage of Figaro by Mozart.   Voluntary donation £5.
Jan
9
Opera Group: La Bohème
Opera appreciation with Joyce Kennedy.  La Bohème by Puccini. Voluntary donation £5.
Feb
6
Opera Group: Agrippina
Opera appreciation with Joyce Kennedy.  Agrippina by Handel.  Voluntary donation £5.
Mar
5
Opera: The Flying Dutchman
Opera appreciation with Joyce Kennedy.  The Flying Dutchman by Wagner. Voluntary donation £5.
Apr
2
Opera Group: Cav & Pag
Opera appreciation with Joyce Kennedy. Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni) & Pagliacci (Leoncavallo). Voluntary donation £5.
May
7
Opera Group: Maria Stuarda
Opera appreciation with Joyce Kennedy.  Maria Stuarda by Donizetti.   Voluntary donation £5.
Jun
11
Opera Group: Elektra
Opera appreciation with Joyce Kennedy.  Elektra by Richard Strauss.  Voluntary donation £5.
Jul
9
Opera Group: Street Scene
Opera appreciation with Joyce Kennedy.  Street Scene by Kurt Weill. Voluntary donation £5.
Aug
6
Opera Group: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Opera appreciation with Joyce Kennedy.  A Midsummer Night's Dream by Britten. Voluntary donation £5.
Sep
3
Opera Group: Arabella
Opera appreciation with Joyce Kennedy.  Arabella by Richard Strauss.   Voluntary donation £5.

 

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