Opera for the People

Orpheus in the Underworld, by Jacques Offenbach
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Orpheus in the Underworld, by Jacques offenbach

'The Gods Do the Can-Can'

Classical mythology is turned upside down.  Orpheus, the greatest of all musicians, takes the red eye to Hades to rescue his beloved Eurydice.  But he becomes bored with her, and his violin playing drives her crazy!  Only the gods and goddesses can save the day, by dancing the can-can.  Once unleashed upon the world, the can-can becomes popular with performers of - ahem - a more worldly nature.

"Opera for the People" is a lecture series run by Larry Oppenheim. He is  President of the Kensington Symphony Orchestra in the East Bay where he is co-principal oboe and solo English horn.  He also writes the program notes.  Larry's goal is to make classical music more enjoyable and accessible to "all the people".

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2014 - 2015 Opera Preview Lecture
星期三, 2015年6月3日
Main 總圖書館, Koret 禮堂
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星期三, 2015年6月3日
Mission Bay 分館, Mission Bay Program Room
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星期三, 2015年6月10日
Bernal Heights 分館, Bernal Heights 分館會議室

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Swing Dance Lesson for Beginners
星期三, 2015年6月24日
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