Opera Studies Forum

The University of Iowa’s Opera Studies Forum is a Collaborative Program within the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies. We offer a variety of lectures and activities which are free and open to all members of the University and beyond. Please explore our site (via the drop-down menus above), where you can learn about our purpose and history, view archived events, and see what other resources are available with regard to opera.

SPRING 2016

MET LIVE IN HD LECTURE SERIES

  • Wednesday, January 13, 2016, UCC 2390, 5:30 pm, Bizet’s Les pecheurs de perles, Katherine Eberle
  • Wednesday, April 6, 2016, UCC 2520D, 5:30 pm, Donizetti’s Roberto Devereux, Miriam Gilbert
  • Wednesday, April 27, 2016, UCC 2520D, 5:30 pm, Strauss’s Elektra, Nathan Platte

OPERA STUDIES FORUM DISCUSSION MEETINGS

  • February 26, 2016, 10:000 AM-11:30 PM: Wendy Heller (Princeton University), in conjunction with School of Music Musicology Colloquium
  • POSTPONED April 11, 2016, 3:00-5:00 PM: Margaret Butler (Univ. of Florida), joint event with the Obermann Center’s Performance Studies Working Group
  • CANCELLED April 22, 2016, 1:30-3:00 PM: Lynda Payne (Univ. of Missouri), in collaboration with the College of Medicine History of Medicine Society