Thursday, Jan 31, 2019, 1:30 pm
575 Osgood Street
North Andover, MA
Carmen is an opera in four acts by French composer Georges Bizet. It is set in southern Spain and tells the story of the downfall of Don José, a naïve soldier who is seduced by the wiles of the fiery gypsy Carmen. HD-transmission: February 2, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. Even if you are familiar with the opera, this lecture will give you a fresh and in-depth appreciation of this masterpiece.
Speaker: Erika Reitshamer is a lifelong student and lover of opera who thoroughly enjoys passing on her passion to others. She was active in the formation of the Boston Lyric Opera Company, has led opera tours to Europe, and served as vice president of the Boston Wagner Society. She is a board member of the New England Opera Club and teacher of opera appreciation for LLARC at Regis College.