Nancy Froysland-Hoerl, Coordinator
This popular program features trips to Saturday matinee performances at the Metropolitan Opera at Lincoln Center, New York. Opera excursions include round-trip coach transportation, background information on each opera, and information about restaurants in the Lincoln Center area.
The bus leaves Princeton at approximately 9:00 a.m. to arrive in New York in time for a leisurely lunch and shopping or browsing and returns immediately following the final curtain.
The 2012-2013 season includes the following Metropolitan Opera productions:
- October 20: Otello
- November 24: La Clemenza di Tito
- December 29: Les Troyens
- January 12: Il Trovatore
- February 9: L’Elisir d’Amore
- March 9: Don Carlo
- April 27: Giulio Cesare
A limited number of orchestra balance, dress circle, balcony, and family circle tickets are available. Subscription and single-ticket options and fees are detailed in a separate brochure available from the Conservatory office. All sales are final.
OUR OPERA LECTURES ARE A MUST!
These lectures are a wonderful way to enhance your Opera Outings experience. Lecturer Tim Urban will examine each opera’s historical background and compositional style through recordings and group discussion. Lectures generally take place Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. one week before each opera outing. Options and fees are detailed in a separate brochure available from the Conservatory office. The cost includes the lecture, a libretto of the opera, and refreshments. All sales are final.
- October 13: Otello
- November 10: La Clemenza di Tito
- December 15: Les Troyens
- January 5: Il Trovatore
- February 2: L’Elisir d’Amore
- March 2: Don Carlo
- April 20: Giulio Cesare
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