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National Opera Week Lecture-Recital

  • Room 124, Rockwell Hall, Buff State 1300 Elmwood Avenue Buffalo, NY, 14222 United States (map)

Once again, I'm giving the spotlight Lecture-Recital for OperaBuffs of Western New York, Inc's National Opera Week celebrations, run by Celebrate Opera Week WNY! NOW is run by OPERA America.

"It Ain't Over Till The Fat Lady Slims: Critical and theoretical musings on the mysterious interplay of body shape, size, weight and ethnicity on operatic fach and range."
or
"What if there’s no fat lady?! The recent trend of critical fat shaming in opera."
with Ivan Docenko, piano. Q & A to follow Lecture. Lots of updates on the Facebook Invite!

Free and open to the general public ~ free parking ~ mobility-challenged accessible
All are welcome! RECEPTION TO FOLLOW!!!

fat opera singer.jpg

stereotypical opera singer chracter

 Maria Callas after her weight loss

Maria Callas after her weight loss

Earlier Event: October 13
Judge at Wearable Art Show
Later Event: November 11
Sotto Voce 'give back' concert