In this course Iain will use selected operas set in Scotland to explore the development of Italian opera from the mid-18th century to the mid-19th century.
We will examine Handel’s florid writing for his Castrati in “Ariodante” in 1734.
Sun. Nov. 28 – Handel’s Scotland
Sun. Dec. 5 – Sir Walter Scott’s Scotland
Sun. Dec. 12 – Verdi’s Scotland