HANDEL HAPPY HOUR ! !
Monday through Friday, July 25-29, 2022
6-8pm each night
Opera America, 330 7th Avenue, 7th floor, NYC
- attend as few or as many sessions as you like
- bring 3 paper copies of any Handel arias (English, Italian, or German) you’d like to work on
- they can be new or old arias for you
- advance preparation need not include preparing any ornamentation at all
- know your text, translation, and the basics of your character and plot
- memorization not necessary
- please do not consult other people’s recordings or YouTubes, it won’t help!
- M-Th we will practice extemporizing ornaments and cadenzas and learn all the skills needed to pull off any Handel aria you may encounter
- consultation for additional repertoire suggestions included
- Friday we’ll sing through arias we’ve been working on for any guests you’d like to invite
- spread the word – the more singers we have, the more productive it will be
- here’s a PDF version to share
for Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday sessions
- $30 per session
- $20 each if you bring a friend
- $15 each if you bring two friends
- $10 each if you bring three or more friends
for Friday session
- free if you’re singing
- $10 if you’re not
payment can be cash, check (payable to “operamission”), or Venmo @ operamission
additional tax deductible donations can be made by credit card through operamission.org
please contact Jennifer Peterson at 917 520-3163 or firstname.lastname@example.org
I’m not sure why I’m on your mailing list, and I don’t ding, but I’m a huge Handel fan and find this so thrilling!!! Thanks!
Thanks and you’re welcome, feel free to join us Friday the 29th if you’d like to just listen!