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Opera Through the Ages Fall Series with Dr. Miriam Schildkret
Join JFCS Center for Senior Enrichment and Arizona Opera for the fall series of Opera Through the Ages – A 3-Part Series

Below you will find further program information for September. October and November program details will be updated in the upcoming future.

September 14: The Origins of Opera

The first in a 3-part series, join Dr. Miriam Schildkret as she brings you back to the origins of opera exploring how it has transformed throughout history. Your expedition, starting in the 1600’s, is complete with musical examples and exciting stories guiding you through the Classical period – the birthplace of several beloved operas.
Whether you’re a new opera lover or longtime enthusiast, you’ll enjoy every twist and turn of opera’s exciting history!

October 12: 19th Century Opera

November 9: Modern Opera and Musical Theater

This Miriam's fifth season as a Teaching Artist; She has performed Third Lady/Queen of the Night/Papagena (The Mini-Magic Flute), Hansel (Hansel and Gretel), and The Sea Witch (Rusalka: The Littlest Mermaid). Most recently, Miriam covered the role of Cherubino in Arizona Opera's production of The Marriage of Figaro. Other favorite roles include Dorabella (Così fan tutte), Dido (Dido and Aeneas), Prince Orlofsky (Die Fledermaus), Tisbe (La Cenerentola), Third Lady (The Magic Flute), and Kate (Owen Wingrave). Miriam was featured in the Arizona PBS series Desert Canvas, a collection of stories about local artists and their impact on the community, and was also a speaker with TEDx Scottsdale Women.

Donations to the Center for Senior Enrichment are greatly appreciated and will help support ongoing programs offered to the community.
To donate:
then select “Center for Senior Enrichment” as your designation for support.

If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Brauner at
Oct 12, 2021 11:00 AM
Nov 9, 2021 11:00 AM
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