DIVAS: Exploring Female Representation in Opera

January 29th, 2018 in Blog with NO COMMENTS

DIVAS: Exploring Female Representation in Opera

What does “diva” mean to you? The sopranos of OperaHub’s upcoming show DIVAS present a musical program featuring 400 years of glorious prima donna repertoire.  Singing show selections as well as other arias, they will also identify some problems of being a diva–including the limited character types that sopranos have played historically–and illustrate how OperaHub and DIVAS are looking to disrupt expectations and shape soprano repertoire into the future.

This is a preview event for DIVAS, a new play with opera music by Laura Neill produced by OperaHub in collaboration with DIVA Museum, running June 21-30 at the Boston Center for the Arts Plaza Theater.  What is the power of opera? Can women harness it to new ends?

http://www.operahub.org/upcoming

Thursday, June 7, 7pm – free

34 Warren Avenue Boston, MA 02116 (Allen Hall)
Community Music Center of Boston
phone: 617-482-7494
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Named in memory of John Kleshinski, former Music Center Board President and
student, our concerts provide a great opportunity for everyone to enjoy a diverse
sampling of musical instruments and genres. Our informal and family-friendly
concerts are free and run approximately ninety minutes in length.

Please join us at Community Music Center of Boston for musical performances of
exceptional quality, featuring our Award-Winning faculty, guest artists and
advanced students.

 

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