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“Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition” – Violence, Religion, Power and Lust: Why did Spain prove such a fruitful backdrop for the most famous European composers of the 19th Century?

27th September 2016 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Becca Marriott (soprano) and Natalie Burch (piano)
In this lecture, Becca will look at why the Iberian Peninsula is so heavily populated with great operatic characters: from Figaro and Don Giovanni to Carmen and Don Carlos. Focussing primarily on a selection of the Spanish operas of Verdi, Massenet and Bizet she will take us on a tour of Spain: through war, religion and monarchy, to sexual violence and deceit.

Cadogan Hall Ticket Price £25. All ticket prices include a variable, non obligatory donation element, without which we are unable to support our singers further with mini grants through our Singer’s Friends Fund. Please telephone 0207 183 7323 for more information.

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Date:
27th September 2016
Time:
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Cadogan Hall
Caversham Room, 5 Sloane Terrace
London, SW1X 9DQ
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Phone:
0207 183 7323