Opera: Passion, Power and Politics
Sponsored by Societe Generale · In collaboration with Royal Opera House
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