Tagged: opera

Heart of Darkness Opera

Heart of Darkness Opera

Composer Tarik O’Regan has written a chamber opera based on Joseph Conrad’s novella, Heart of Darkness. Here is a video interview in which the composer discusses the process of creating the opera. This clip...

World Literature Videos

World Literature Videos

Videos referenced in World Literature (E5) Study Guide: World Literature (Excellence in Literature, English 5) Module 1 Ancient Greek Music – Macedonia Module 2 Antigone on stage Module 3 Roman Water Wheel, London Museum Roman Weapons...

Literature and Composition Videos

Literature and Composition Videos

Videos referenced in Literature and Composition (E2) Module 1 1927 silent film of Robinson Crusoe Theme Music from the 1970s TV show The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe Robinson Crusoe Opera Excerpt Module 2 Walden...

Faust Opera Performance Video Excerpt

Faust Opera Performance Video Excerpt

This is a video clip of an opera performance of Faust. Because images and characters from Faust can (and should) be disturbing, these clips are totally optional. Other World Literature (E5) videos

OperaTalk on Handel’s Julius Caesar in Egypt

OperaTalk on Handel’s Julius Caesar in Egypt

George Frideric Handel wrote the opera, Julius Caesar in Egypt. You can hear San Diego OperaTalk’s Nick Reveles discuss the opera, Handel, baroque opera, and musical ornamentation in an interesting episode of San Diego...

Offenbach score for Robinson Crusoe opera

Robinson Crusoe Opera

Opera Version of Robinson Crusoe Daniel Defoe’s early novel, Robinson Crusoe, has inspired artists and musicians for generations. Jacques Offenbach (1890–1880) wrote an opéra comique called Robinson Crusoé which was first performed at the...