THE VIOLIN OF THE OPERA (2nd AND 3rd SESSIONS)

Opera expresses so many emotions! The heroes and heroines live their passions so intensely that their lives are truly a novel...set to music! In the Violin of the Opera, the pupil experiences their joys, their misfortunes and their hopes, while gaining self-knowledge at the same time as recognizing his or her own emotional side...

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PEDAGOGICAL OBJECTIVEs

  • become familiar with the specific genre and vocabulary of opera
  • recognize the pupil’s sensitive side by examining the emotional aspect of opera
  • listen and identify works from different periods and origins

LADY VIVALDI

Hello! My name is Isabelle. I’m also called Lady Vivaldi. That’s my stage name to make Lady Gaga fans laugh and smile! Do you know who Vivaldi is? He’s a famous violinist who lived a long time ago. As you can see, I play the violin and I like to invent shows that turn the stage into a place full of magic...

VIDEO EXTRACTS MENTIONED IN THE PEDAGOGICAL FILE

Mozart - Zauberflöte - Geneva - Gösta Winbergh, Hermann Prey - Part 10 of 13


Natalie Dessay - la flute enchantée, l’air de la reine de la nuit


Placido Domingo – Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön (Die Zauberflöte)


Maria CALLAS sings Carmen HABANERA in covent garden


Hermann Prey « Largo al factotum »


Porgy & Bess « Summertime »