Lecture/Recital: The Flying Dutchman or the Curse of Richard Wagner


Friday, May 8, 2015
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Michael Shapiro, composer and conductor of The Chappaqua orchestra will preview the Orchestra’s upcoming production of excerpts from Richard Wagner’s The Flying Dutchman.

Mr. Shapiro’s talk will reveal the background of Wagner’s choice of the subject of the Flying Dutchman, its origins in myth and literature, and how the opera set the stage for the great opera composer’s later and larger works.

Mr. Shapiro will play excerpts on the piano with guest soloists to illustrate the ideas set out in his talk.

Event Location and Ticket Information

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Chappaqua Library
195 South Greeley Ave
Chappaqua, NY 10514
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Friday, May 8, 2015
Times: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Ticket pricing:
Free event

Presenter: Chappaqua Library
Presenter Phone: 914 238-4779
Presenter Website: www.chappaqualibrary.org

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