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   Fall 2016

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Stars of Opera: "Neil Shicoff and the Revival of the Jewess" 

Facilitated by Maestro Giuseppe Albanese, this documentary is a “behind the scene” look at the renowned Jewish American tenor, Neil Shicoff, and his efforts to revive a production of Halevy’s monumental opera, La Juive.The opera, which has at its core a theme of the tragic consequences of religious intolerance, was banned by Nazi Germany and had not been performed since the 1930s. Q and A will follow the film. 

Instructor: Giuseppe Albanese attended the University of Vermont and received his degree in history in 1966. In 1989, after five years of intensive study, he developed a dynamic education program entitled the Joy of Opera. A recipient of the Lifelong Learning Society’s Excellence in Teaching Award, Mr. Albanese currently presents opera courses at FAU’s Boca Raton campus, as well as lectures to many organizations.

>Wednesday, September 21, 7:00-8:30pm 
  $10 Member ● $14 Guest 

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Spend the Day at the J with Joan

In the morning, enjoy an encore art history talk you may have missed; take time out for lunch, and then attend a lecture from Dr. Lipton’s new series in the afternoon. On these special days, those attending Dr. Lipton’s lectures may order lunch, for an additional fee, when they register in advance for the class(es).

Instructor: Joan Lipton, Ph.D.
is an experienced art historian-lecturer and a dedicated scholar with the desire to promote
the study of art and culture in her audiences. She earned a Master’s degree in art history from Hunter College, with a specialization in the Renaissance, and a PhD in art history, from The Graduate Center of the City of New York, with a specialization in 19th and 20th century art.

From her treasury of wonderful lectures, Dr. Lipton presents two favorites.

Class 1:
The Lure of Impressionism: Manet and Morisot
Class 2: T
he Lure of Impressionism: Monet, Sisley, Pissarro, and Renoir

Thursdays; November 10, 17 | 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Both Classes; $20 Member ● $28 Guest
Each Class; $12 Member ● $16 Guest

Register to Spend the Day with Joan>>


Dr. Joan Lipton’s Fall 2016 Art History Lecture Series

The following topics will be explored in this fully illustrated series:

Class 1: Major Art Movements across the Centuries: From the Classical to the Romantic
Class 2: Major Art Movements across the Centuries: From the Realistic to the Futuristic
Class 3: Italy’s Treasured Cities and Their Famous Artists: From Sicily- Agrigento, Taormina, La Piazza Armerina. From the Mainland- Naples, Rome, Siena and Florence
Class 4: Italy’s Treasured Cities and Their Famous Artists: Ravenns, Pisa, Padua, Vincenza and Environs, Venice and Milan
Class 5: The Varied Painted and Sculpted Expressions of Love Throughout the Centuries

Thursdays; November 10, 17 | December 1, 8, 15 | 1:00-2:30 pm
All Classes; $50 Member ● $70 Guest
Each Class; $12 Member ● $16 Guest

Register for Dr. Joan Lipton's Art History Lecture>>


Stars of Opera: "Jan Peerce- If I Were A Rich Man" 

Facilitated by Maestro Giuseppe Albanese, this documentary looks at legendary Jewish American tenor, Jan Peerce including his music as well as personal life. Peerce, after establishing an important reputation in radio and on the concert stage, became an integral part of the Metropolitan Opera’s history throughout his nearly thirty seasons with the company. His amazing vocal longevity, which is indicative of the thoroughness of his vocal technique, kept him active on stage and on recordings well into his seventies. Q and A will follow the film.

Instructor: Giuseppe Albanese attended the University of Vermont and received his degree in history in 1966. In 1989, after five years of intensive study, he developed a dynamic education program entitled the Joy of Opera. A recipient of the Lifelong Learning Society’s Excellence in Teaching Award, Mr. Albanese currently presents opera courses at FAU’s Boca Raton campus, as well as lectures to many organizations.

Wednesday, December 14 | 7:00-8:30pm 
$10 Member ● $14 Guest

Register for Stars of Opera>>

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