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Welcome to the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UNR! Nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains, OLLI at UNR is a spirited community of seasoned adults who gather to explore new interests, share ideas and make friends. Distinguished professors and knowledgeable instructors volunteer their expertise in programs and activities spanning such diverse topics as art, current events, economics, health, history, literature, music, science, travel, theatre and writing. There are no grades, no tests and no pressure at OLLI. We welcome every adult learner regardless of previous educational experience. An annual membership fee of $85 covers attendance at as many programs and activities you choose to attend, including: * 150+ learning experiences every semester - in person at our Moana Campus - online via Zoom - outdoors throughout the Reno-Tahoe area * social and cultural programs * special events, field trips and a host of other enriching activities. Join us at OLLI: its the biggest little secret in the Biggest Little City. > Programs and Activities > Lectures and Mini-Series

Discover the Joys of Opera   

Why do so many people love opera? Partly it's the music, partly it's the stories, partly it's the incredible spectacle of the costumes and sets, but mostly it's the thrilling emotional power of the human voice. In this class you will get an in-depth introduction to each opera that New York's famed Metropolitan Opera broadcasts live in HD to local movie theaters throughout the world during the semester. You will hear many of today's most amazing opera stars and learn about the stories, the music, the history, and the voices that continue to enthrall audiences around the world.
  • Discover the Joys of Opera
  • Dates: 3/17/2023 - 6/2/2023
    Times: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    Days: F
    Sessions: 6
    Building: Moana
    Room: Hybrid Lecture
    Instructor: Lynne Gray
     Show Description

    The operas we will cover this spring are:

    • March 17: Wagner's incredible Lohengrin
    • March 30: Verdi's comic masterpiece, Falstaff
    • April 6: Strauss's glorious Rosenkavalier
    • April 28: Blanchard's moving Champion
    • May 19: Mozart's classic Don Giovanni
    • June 2: Mozart's delightful Magic Flute
    This is a HYBRID class.  Look for the ZOOM link in the OLLI Weekly.

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Program Contact Information
 Location: Moana Building
 Physical Address: Main OLLI Office: 604 W. Moana Lane | Reno, NV 89509
 Phone: (775) 784-8053
 Hours: Monday-Friday | 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.