Struggle, Success, and Mastery in the works of Verdi and Wagner
With Maestro James Conlon.
Co-presented by UCLA’s Department of Comparative Literature, Department of Musicology, UCLA Opera, Herb Alpert School of Music, and the Regents of the University of California
Maestro James Conlon, Richard Seaver Music Director of the LA Opera, has been named Regents’ Lecturer at UCLA for winter 2013 and will give a series of three lectures with musical examples in honor of the 200th anniversaries of the birth of Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner, the two greatest opera composers of the 19th century.
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All Hammer public programs are free and made possible by a major gift from the Dream Fund at UCLA.
Generous support is also provided by Susan Bay Nimoy and Leonard Nimoy, the Simms/Mann Family Foundation, The Brotman Foundation of California, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, and all Hammer members.