Behind the Curtain


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Get the inside scoop! Behind the Curtain explores the music, history, and production of each opera. Each event, held at the Minnesota Opera Center in Minneapolis, will feature talks and informative discussions with members of the cast and creative team.

Behind the Curtain: Diana’s Garden will be lead by musicologist John A. Rice:

john-riceJohn A. Rice is a musicologist who has devoted much of his research to eighteenth-century opera and to the music of Mozart and his contemporaries. His books include W. A. Mozart: La clemenza di Tito (in the Cambridge Opera Handbook series), Antonio Salieri and Viennese Opera, and Mozart on the Stage. He lives in Rochester, Minnesota.

Behind the Curtain: Dinner at Eight will be lead by Minnesota Opera President and General Director Ryan Taylor, who will moderate a class with members of the creative team.

Behind the Curtain: La Bohème will be lead by musicologist Peter Mercer-Taylor.

 

Where

Minnesota Opera Center

620 North First Street

Minneapolis, MN 55401

Directions, parking, and more information

 

When

  • Behind the Curtain: Das Rheingold on October 26, 2016 at 7pm – Buy Tickets
  • Behind the Curtain: Diana’s Garden on January 11, 2017 at 7pm – Buy Tickets
  • Behind the Curtain: Dinner at Eight on March 1, 2017 at 7pm – Buy Tickets
  • Behind the Curtain: La Bohème on April 19, 2017 at 7pm – Buy Tickets

(Tours of the Opera Center begin at 6:15pm).

 

Cost

  • $30 / adult
  • $28 / subscriber/donor
  • $15 / Tempo member
  • $10 / student