Sunday, March 19, 2017, 2 p.m.
Presentation by Erica Miner, former violinist at the Metropolitan Opera, writer, and reviewer
“21 Years at the Met: How I Learned to Love the Ring“
Commonwealth Salon, Boston Public Library, Copley Square. Enter on Dartmouth Street.
Free and open to the public
Ms. Miner will discuss the pros and cons of her extensive and intensive experiences at the Met, where she played more music of Wagner than of any other composer. She includes personal anecdotes and historical photos of Wagnerians with whom she performed.
Monday, March 27, 2017, 8 p.m.
Presentation by renowned opera and theater director Francesca Zambello
“DIRECTING THE RING CYCLE and a PREVIEW of the 2018 SAN FRANCISCO OPERA RING“
George Sherman Union Auditorium, Boston University, 775 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215
FREE AND OPEN TO ALL
May 23, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
SONGS PAST AND PRESENT
With Mezzo-Soprano Joanna Porackova
Pianist Matthew Larson
Violinist Helen Sherrah-Davies
Cellist Kari Juusela
Pianist Jeffrey Brody
Mahler, Wayfarer Songs
Frank E. Warren, Chicago Poems and Drei Lieder
Jeffrey Brody, Four Poems by Hermann Hesse and Poem for Piano
Wagner, Wesendonck Lieder
Old South Church, Copley Square
Tickets: $25; members $20; students $10
For tickets click here or call 617-844-1323