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Mozart's Magic Flute: Love, Life, and Enchantment  

All class sessions are at Fairwinds Brighton Court Activity Room. Covered drop off area at FBC. No parking in FBC lot. Park at Monroe Hall, Gateway Hall, or Lynnwood Ice Center. 1-2 block walk from parking. Use your CRI parking pass on driver side dashboard. Pick up from CRI office or class assistant. Mozart represents all things youthful and bright with his opera Magic Flute, creating a world of enchantment and mystery that has charmed operagoers. In advance of Seattle Opera’s Magic Flute, opening May 6, violinist Erica Miner mines the depths of Mozart’s genius to explore the reasons for the work’s popularity. With musical excerpts and artistic images from the Magic Flute productions of Marc Chagall and Julie Taymor, she examines how Mozart transformed this heroic journey of a prince and his beloved princess into one of the world’s most treasured musical tales. Erica Miner is a former Metropolitan Opera Orchestra violinist, now an award-winning author, screenwriter, arts writer and lecturer. She studied violin at Boston University where she received her MusB, New England Conservatory of Music, and Tanglewood Music Center. Erica was a member of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra for 21 years. She is an active contributor to arts websites and magazines. 2 sessions.

CRI Classes: Mozart’s Magic Flute: Love, Life and Enchantment, Erica Miner from Visual Media Services, EdCC on Vimeo.