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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

January - February - March - April 2020


Puccini and His Contemporaries

The final decade of the 19th century saw an explosion of operas, many of which

are still regularly performed today.  Most of these works were composed by a new

generation; the most famous of these composers is Giacomo Puccini but his

contemporaries also produced operas which are among the world's most popular.

Men such as Ruggero Leoncavallo, Pietro Mascagni, Umberto Giordano and others,

along with Puccini produced some of opera's most enduring hits. 


Join us for an exploration of this fascinating period full of great melodies and

drama.  The course will make extensive use of recordings and DVDs.


Thursdays 10.00am – 12.00pm

30 January - 2 April 2020 (Incl)



Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts 

280 Pitt Street, Sydney NSW 2000



$330 (10 Week Course)

Couple / Double Enrolment: $550 for 2 - Enrol with a friend  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 - Puccini & his Contemporaries

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