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Take an operatic grand tour through Renaissance Italy, Louis XIV’s Versailles, Handel’s London, Mozart’s Vienna, Verdi’s Italy, Wagner’s Germany and Gilded Age America. You will consider opera as the most multimedia of all the arts and trace its global expansion. With a rich historical overview, this course will look towards the future possibilities of operatic performance.Read more
Daniel Snowman is a social and cultural historian. Daniel was a Lecturer at the University of Sussex, and went on to work at the BBC. Now a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Historical Research (U. of London), his recent books include a study of the cultural impact of the ‘Hitler Emigrés’ and The Gilded Stage: A Social History of Opera.
It was amazing to learn the historical and political context of the different periods Previous Course Student
Course tickets will be available for priority booking for V&A Members from 9.30am Monday 6 May 2019. General booking will open on 9.30am Monday 13 May 2019, subject to availability.
12 October 2019 - 13 October 2019
£147.00 - £195.00
+44 (0)20 7942 2000
Open 9.30 - 17.30, Monday to Sunday (closed 24-26 December)