James Conlon | Romantic Opera in Three Acts, Part II

James Conlon | Romantic Opera in Three Acts, Part II

James Conlon | Romantic Opera in Three Acts, Part II

Romantic Opera in Three Acts: 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

Tuesday, February 19, 7:30PM | Part I
Thursday, February 21, 7:30PM | Part II
Thursday, March 7, 7:30PM | Part III

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.

Parking is available under the museum for $3 for 3 hours.

ALL HAMMER PUBLIC PROGRAMS ARE FREE. Assigned seating is available in the Billy Wilder Theater. Free tickets are required and available at the Box Office, one ticket per person on a first come, first served basis. Members enjoy priority seating and seat selection, subject to availability. Membership does not guarantee seating. Arrival at least one half hour prior to program time is recommended.

Public programs are made possible by a major gift from the Dream Fund at UCLA. Generous support is also provided by Hammer Members; Susan Bay Nimoy and Leonard Nimoy; Bronya and Andrew Galef; Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley; and an anonymous donor.