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FREE OPERA TALKS

Opera Talks are 50-minute, interactive presentations led by LA Opera's Community Educators. The topics for each talk are listed below.

January 5 at 2:00pm      
Torrance Public Library
Topic: Specialty - Debauchery

January 7 at 2:00pm
Malaga Cove Branch Library
Topic: Stories We Love - Cinderella and Romeo and Juliette in Film and Opera

January 10 at 6:30pm           
Westwood Branch Library
Topic: So You Wanna Be an Opera Buff?

January 12 at 2:00pm
El Dorado Neighborhood
Library
Topic: Welcome to the Opera

January 12 at 11:00am     Glendora City Library
Topic: Opera and Social Politics

February 3 at 2:00pm        
Crowell Library
Topic: The Clemency of Titus

 

February 4 at 2:00pm             Malaga Cove Branch Library
Topic: The Clemency of Titus

February 5 at 6:30pm              
Redondo Beach Library
Topic: Love Themes

February 9 at 2:00pm
El Dorado Neighborhood
Library             
Topic: The Clemency of Titus

February 11 at 7:00pm           Burbank Buena Vista
Branch Library

Topic: The Clemency of Titus

February 12 at 6:15 PM     
Platt Library
Topic: The Clemency of Titus

February 16 at 2:00pm
Santa Monica Public Library
Topic: The Clemency of Titus

February 21 at 6:30 PM
Westwood Branch Library
Topic: The Clemency of Titus

COMMUNITY EDUCATORs

Community Educators are a volunteer group of LA Opera, in collaboration with the Opera League of Los Angeles. LA Opera's team of trained experts addresses civic and social organizations, philanthropic groups, schools and library audiences throughout Southern California, free of charge. You may select a presentation on any opera performed during our season at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, or we can customize a talk to suit your needs. Either way, you won't be disappointed!

Dates and Requirements: Community Educators will address groups of 15 or more people. For more information, please CLICK HERE to contact us via email or call 213.972.3157. 
Tickets: Free of charge. 
Deadline: Requests for Community Educators are accepted throughout the year.

The Library Project

Through LA Opera’s Education and Community Engagement department, we partner with local libraries in bringing opera talks, which are interactive presentations with audio-visual components. These lively opera talks can be scheduled as one or as a series to the Los Angeles community, free of charge.

CLICK HERE for the application.

Opera Talks in the community are generously supported by
City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs

Saturday, September 19, 2015   2:00pm Torrance Public Library                  Schicchi/Pagliacci              Mary Johnston

Saturday, September 19, 2015   2:00pm                 Yorba Linda Public Library                             Intro to Opera /The Barber of Seville   Ed Lieb

Thursday, September 24, 2015   6:30pm Westwood Branch Library                            Schicchi/Pagliacci              Tanya Len

Monday, September 28, 2015    7:00pm Burbank Central Library                 Schicchi/Pagliacci              Larry Verdugo

Saturday, October 03, 2015          2:00pm Torrance Public Library                  Moby-Dick         

Saturday, October 3 , 2015           2:30pm                 Cypress Library                 Moby-Dick         

Tuesday, October 6, 2015             6:30pm                 Redondo Beach Library                 Dracula

Saturday, October 10, 2015          2:00pm El Dorado Neighborhood Library                               Moby-Dick         

Saturday, October 10, 2015          2:00pm Altadena Library District                                Dracula

Tuesday, October 13, 2015           6:30pm                 Platt Library                        Moby-Dick         

Sunday, October 18, 2015             2:00pm                 Crowell Library                 Moby-Dick         

 

Thursday, October 22, 2015         6:30pm                 Westwood Branch Library            Moby-Dick         

Saturday, October 24, 2015          3:00 PM                Santa Monica Public Library                         Moby-Dick          

 

Saturday, September 19, 2015   2:00pm Torrance Public Library                  Schicchi/Pagliacci              Mary Johnston

Saturday, September 19, 2015   2:00pm                 Yorba Linda Public Library                             Intro to Opera /The Barber of Seville   Ed Lieb

Thursday, September 24, 2015   6:30pm Westwood Branch Library                            Schicchi/Pagliacci              Tanya Len

Monday, September 28, 2015    7:00pm Burbank Central Library                 Schicchi/Pagliacci              Larry Verdugo

Saturday, October 03, 2015          2:00pm Torrance Public Library                  Moby-Dick         

Saturday, October 3 , 2015           2:30pm                 Cypress Library                 Moby-Dick         

Tuesday, October 6, 2015             6:30pm                 Redondo Beach Library                 Dracula

Saturday, October 10, 2015          2:00pm El Dorado Neighborhood Library                               Moby-Dick         

Saturday, October 10, 2015          2:00pm Altadena Library District                                Dracula

Tuesday, October 13, 2015           6:30pm                 Platt Library                        Moby-Dick         

Sunday, October 18, 2015             2:00pm                 Crowell Library                 Moby-Dick         

 

Thursday, October 22, 2015         6:30pm                 Westwood Branch Library            Moby-Dick         

Saturday, October 24, 2015          3:00 PM                Santa Monica Public Library                         Moby-Dick