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Making Sense Of

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Opera 1

Making Sense of Mozart

Wednesday, February 15, 2023, 10am
John and Jeanne Rowe Performance and Learning Center
Fred Plotkin, lecturer

No matter how familiar and beloved Mozart is, the sources of the enchantment and emotional connection in his music remain elusive. Join Fred Plotkin to explore the genius of Mozart.

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Opera 2

Making Sense of Tchaikovsky

Thursday, February 16, 2023, 10am
John and Jeanne Rowe Performance and Learning Center
Fred Plotkin, lecturer

In many ways, Tchaikovsky was the natural heir to Mozart. He was equally versatile — writing chamber music, symphonies, songs and operas — and also wrote some of the greatest ballet scores ever. He also had the ability to pierce the heart and stir the soul. Join Fred Plotkin to discover the passionate gifts of Tchaikovsky.

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