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Program that explores the music and song of this world-famous opera inspired by 19th century Japan

When

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Mar 10, 2013
02:00 PM - 03:30 PM

Where

The Albuquerque Museum of Art and History
2000 Mountain Rd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
505-243-7255

Description

Join us for a program that explores the music and song of this world-famous opera inspired by 19th century Japan. Anthony Barrese, Artistic Director and Chief Conductor for Opera Southwest, will examine the development of the opera’s music, including attempts by Giacomo Puccini to recreate a  "realistic" musical atmosphere of Japan. Live musicians will provide musical excerpts to accompany the talk.

Price

Admission is $4 for adults, $3 for NM Residents, $2 for Seniors, and $1 for Children 4-12. Children 3 and under are free. The Museum is also free Sunday mornings before 1 pm, and the first Wednesday of every month.