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Virtual Metropolitan Opera Talk: “Rigoletto” with Paul Berry

January 27, 2022 7:00 pm
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January 27, 2022 8:00 pm
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500x500-rigoletto-2The Metropolitan Opera talk series resumes with a talk by Yale professor Paul Berry. Professor Berry will discuss the music of one of Verdi’s beloved masterpieces, Rigoletto. This talk will be held on Zoom.

A historian of chamber music and song in 19th century Germany and Austria, Dr. Paul Berry received his bachelor’s degree and doctorate from Yale University. His first book, Brahms Among Friends: Listening, Performance, and the Rhetoric of Allusion, was published in 2014 by Oxford University Press; his essays and reviews have appeared in books and scholarly journals in the United States and the United Kingdom. Berry is an active tenor specializing in early music, German lieder, and 20th-century compositions. From 2007 until 2010, he served on the faculty of the University of North Texas College of Music.

Photo courtesy of Metropolitan Opera.  A screening of Rigoletto, part of the Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD Series, will be held Saturday, Jan. 29 at 12:55 pm at Cinemark North Haven.

Sponsored by Shoreline Village CT and the Library. Registration is required to receive the link the join the program on Zoom.

Registration for this virtual program is now full. Please contact the reference department with questions.