*Abbreviations under the "Available" column: A = Available // NA = Not Available // R = Previously Registered // WL = Currently on the Wait List

Mozart’s Women

In this course we’ll meet the ladies who played important roles in Mozart’s life—his family, friends, singers, lovers, and the women portrayed so vividly in his operas. We’ll be viewing clips from many of his operas, as well: Idomeneo, The Marriage of Figaro, The Abduction from the Seraglio, Don Giovanni, Così fan tutte (The School of Lovers), and The Magic Flute.

Instructor Bio:

Donald Loach is associate professor emeritus of music at the University of Virginia, where he taught courses in music history and theory and conducted the University Glee Club and University Singers. He also was conductor of the Oratorio Society of Virginia. He continues to teach courses each semester through OLLI.  Dr. Loach received his BA at Denver, a MMus at Yale, where he studied with Paul Hindemith, and a PhD at the University of California Berkeley.

Recommended Reading:

Glover, Jane. Mozart’s Women: His Family, His Friends, His Music, 2006. Cairns, David. Mozart and His Operas, 2006. Solomon, Maynard. Mozart: A Life, 2005.  

Course Number Instructor Dates Day Time Location Available
A01 Donald Loach Sep 11, 18, 25, Oct 2, 9, 16 Mo 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Meadows Presbyterian Church WL

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