Special event Monday, 9 October 2017 – Sunday, 5 November 2017

Inside Opera: Why Does It Matter? Free online course

How does opera work? How has it changed over 400 years? And most importantly, is opera relevant today?

  • Monday, 9 October – Sunday, 5 November 2017

  • Offsite

  • Free event

Inside Opera: Why Does It Matter? Free online course photo

Get the answers to these questions and more with this free online course devised by experts in the field: Kings College London, the Royal Opera House and the V&A. The course takes you behind opera’s velvet curtain, so if you’ve never been to an opera, or assumed it’s not for you, you’ll learn the basics in a new and exciting way. Or, if you already enjoy opera and want to learn more, this course will enrich your future experiences, helping you to develop a toolkit of operatic concepts to draw on long after you have finished the course.
Now is your chance to explore this diverse and spectacular art form

Image Credit: Les Fêtes Vénitiennes, an opéra-ballet by André Campra Costume design by Petra Reinhardt. Directed by Robert Carsen, 2014. Théâtre National de l’Opéra Comique © Victoria and Albert Museum, London