Our Lecture Series is currently suspended due to venue closure

and the current COVID-19 situation.  At this point in time a return

date is impossible to predict however please stay tuned.  If you

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We thank you for your continued support in this difficult climate

as well as your understanding. If you have any concerns please

do get in touch.

One of Opera Bites' founding members, Murray Dahm has been providing Sydney with informative and entertaining opera lectures since 2003.  Join him as he explores a variety of areas of operatic history from composers and voice types through to genres and quirky bits of opera history.  

For further information phone Murray direct on 0403 780 108

Apr - May - June - July 2020


Great Operatic Mezzo-Sopranos

From best friends to feisty heroines, femme-fatales to goddesses, the mezzo-

soprano voice has been used to represent some of the most famous characters

in opera from Carmen to Delilah, Amneris to Fricka.  These characters have also

been assigned some of opera's greatest music and they have been performed by

some of the greatest singers, from Ebe Stignani to Marilyn Horne, Rise Stevens to

Cecila Bartoli. 


Join us for this course where we will examine opera’s most famous mezzo-sopranos

and the roles they have sung.  The course will make extensive use of recordings and




Thursdays 10.00am – 12.00pm

30 April - 2 July 2020 (Incl.)



Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts 

280 Pitt Street, Sydney NSW 200


$330 (10 Week Course)

Couple / Double Enrolment: $550 for 2 - Enrol with a friend or book for 2 courses and save!

Casual Drop In $45 per class (Subject to space availability - please contact prior via the "Contact" page).   

Enrol by completing the Enrolment Form below and returning or phone 0403 780 108.

Download Enrolment Form - Great Operatic Mezzo-Sopranos

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