LA Opera Community Educator GEOFF KUENNING will present the background and important facts about this classic opera and then, as a special treat, attendees will hear opera singer ADRIEN RAYNIER sing a few selections from Carmen. Ms. Raynier has performed numerous times with LA Opera as well as the Santa Monica Symphony, the Orange County Master Chorale, the Ventura Symphony and many others. You won’t want to miss this Opera Talk with a live singer that will demonstrate the passion and excitement of Bizet’s famous work.
Opera is not just magnificent music, dance and theater with astounding sets on a beautiful stage; opera can sweep you away to foreign lands, take you back in time, dazzle you with pageantry and bring history to life. It is literature, social studies, cultural diversity, multiple languages and most of all, it is exciting! Come explore the world of opera which has something for everyone.
This introduction to opera with a live performance is absolutely free. Mark this date on the social calendar as Crowell Library welcomes LA Opera’s 2013/2014 season on a high note. Light refreshments will be served.