Join Chautauqua Opera Company for a series of online "Opera Chats" this Spring and learn more about our 2020 mainstage operas from General and Artistic Director Steven Osgood and our 2020 Guest Directors and Designers.

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What are Opera Chats?

Opera Chats will feature brief conversations between Steven Osgood and various guests. Each Opera Chat will focus on one of our 2020 mainstage operas, with the final one focusing on the season as a whole and the 2020 Opera Festival Weekend. The panelists will converse for approximately 15-20 minutes about the topic, and then answer questions submitted by those attending online. 

 

How do I attend?

Opera Chats will be held on the video platform Zoom. They can be joined from your computer or phone. Click on the registration link for each event below to join the Zoom event. Once you fill out a very brief registration form, you will receive an email with the access link for the online event.

Zoom registration is limited to 100 participants. Each Opera Chat will also be live-streamed to Chautauqua Institution's FaceBook page.

Joining on Zoom from a computer:

Click the video link provided in your registration confirmation email. Once you click the link, you will be prompted to download the Zoom Software. If you wish to download the Zoom software ahead of time, please visit zoom.us/support/download.  If you would prefer not to download any additional software, you can join the event from your browser by clicking the link at the bottom of the loading page. 

Joining on Zoom from a phone:

Download the Zoom app onto your phone and click the video link provided in your registration confirmation email. Alternatively, you can click the telephone number provided in the email to join without video.

 

Schedule:

Date: March 24 at 1pm EST
Topic: The Mother of Us All
Guest: Keturah Stickann (Stage Director)

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Topic: Thumbprint
Date: April 14 at 3 pm EST
Guests: Omer Ben Seadia (Stage Director), Kamala Sankaram (Composer) & Susan Yankowitz (Librettist)

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Topic: Tosca
Date: April 28 at 1pm EST
Guest: Sarah Ina Meyers (Stage Director)

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Topic: 2020 Season and Festival Weekend
Date: May 11 at 1pm EST
Due to the changes in the 2020 season, this opera chat has been cancelled.
Guests: Keturah Stickann (Festival Curator) & Liliana Duque Piñeiro (Scenic Designer)


 

Questions? Email Sara Noble at sara@chautopera.org.