31 2016

JMW- Portrayal of Jews in Opera

9:00AM - 10:00AM  

Lipa Green Buiding Tamari Hall
4600 Bathurst Street
Toronto, ON

Contact Aliza Spiro

Not just for opera lovers! Dr. Joseph Gilbert provides a brief history of opera as background to set up this captivating presentation. With video and recorded examples, his discussion will include the portrayal of Jews on stage according to the 18th century Jewish stereotype, the 19th century “Jewish” operas and their dealing with discrimination and religious tolerance, the 20th century Jewish opera composers and artists, and more!

Sponsor: Jewish Music Week in Toronto