Great Barrington: Scholar to discuss 'Politics of Opera'
Cohen, who combines his academic expertise in political science and lifelong interest in the spectacle of opera in his new book, "The Politics of Opera — A History from Monteverdi to Mozart," will underscore the political dimensions of libretti and ideological elements of opera, which absorbs and mirrors currents of the day in dramatic dress-up.
His book will be available for purchase and signing.
Tickets cost $20 and include light refreshments. For tickets, call 800-843-0778 or visit www.cewm.org.
TALK TO US
If you'd like to leave a comment (or a tip or a question) about this story with the editors, please email us. We also welcome letters to the editor for publication; you can do that by filling out our letters form and submitting it to the newsroom.