Institute for 17th Century Music at Queens College - Baroque Opera Workshop

Jun 16 2013
Jun 22 2013

Location(s)

Aaron Copland School of Music Queens College – CUNY
65-30 Kissena Blvd
Flushing, NY, 11367
United States
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Performers and/or Faculty: 
  • Christa Patton Co-Director/Music Director
  • David Ronis Co-Director/Stage Director
  • Julianne Baird - Baroque vocal style specialist,
  • Drew Minter, Stage Director, Baroque gesture
  • Arthur Haas - harpsichord
  • Pat O'Brien - lute
  • Daniel Lee - Baroque string specialist

  • The Institute for 17th Century Music at Queens College will offer a one-week, intensive training program in Baroque opera. The week’s work will culminate in a performance of highlights from Claudio Monteverdi’s late masterwork, L’Incoronazione di Poppea (Venice, 1643) directed by Drew Minter, countertenor and specialist in 17th and 18th century opera.
    Other offerings include:
  • Baroque gesture, and a physical approach to theatre called Viewpoints, adapted for use in opera and taught by Drew Minter
  • Baroque vocal ornamentation and vocal style based on 16th and 17th century sources, with Julianne Baird
  • The Baroque string program will include the study of Baroque repertoire, period ornamentation, and lessons with Daniel Lee
  • Improvisation in accompaniment for players of basso continuo with Arthur Haas, Pat O'Brien and Christa Patton
  • Daily coachings and masterclasses
    Presented By: 
    Aaron Copland School of Music Queens College – CUNY 65-30 Kissena Blvd. Flushing, NY 11367
    Pricing
    Cost: 
    Singers: $695 * Strings and continuo instruments: $595 * Auditors: $60 per day * On campus housing available * Scholarships may be available
    Discount to EMA Members: 
    No