Online Learning

Carmen: Readings; Listenings; Viewings

Posted by Utah Opera in Carmen, Online Learning, Productions

READINGS. A quick scan through Amazon’s offerings shows only one English translation of Prosper Mérimée’s story.    Prosper Mérimée:  Carmen and other stories was published in 1989 by Oxford University Press; Nicholas Jotcham translated the nine stories and provided an Introduction and a Chronology. Oxford University…

The Music of Aida

Posted by Utah Opera in Aida, Online Learning, Productions

Verdi’s orchestra is a fairly typical one of the time:  3 Flutes (one doubling Piccolo); 2 oboes; 1 English Horn;  2 clarinets;  1 Bass Clarinet;  2 Bassoons;  4 horns;  2 trumpets;  3 trombones;  bass trombone;  timpani;  triangle;  bass drum;  cymbals;  tam-tam;  harp and strings.   On-stage…