San Diego Opera Podcast
Learn about opera and San Diego Opera's current season, hosted by Nicolas Reveles, The Geisel Director of Education and Outreach. Give us 15 minutes weekly, and we'll give you the operatic world! This podcast hosted by

Are you ready for today's music lesson? Give Dr. Nic about 8 minutes of your time and he'll tell you how Puccini was able to write melodies that stay instantly with you, that get into the ear, and that communicate everything emotionally that they need to in his operas. Using the famous tenor aria "Nessun dorma", you'll discover the secret to writing a memorable tune! Enjoy!

Direct download: Puccinis_Melodic_Gift.mp4
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Daniel Catan's opera, opening March 17th, 2018, is a tale inspired as much by magical realism as by the mysterious and winding path of the Amazon River. In this brief podcast, Dr. Nic introduces the characters and tells us about the opera's main theme: love. Florencia's love of her absent lover, Cristobal, is passionate yet unfulfilled, and it is expressed through music of unusual beauty. Enjoy!

Direct download: Florencia_podcast2.mp4
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