Tragedy at the Margins: Exploring Verismo in Opera

Apr 21, 2022 193

When: Mon, April 25, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM - Where: CIMA – Center for Italian Modern Art, 421 Broome Street, Floor 4, New York, NY 10013

Opera has dealt with injustice and political conflict since its inception around 1600. It is towards the end of the nineteenth century, though, that composers – in conjunction with the blossoming of a new musical style traditionally known as Verismo – turn their gaze towards the social implications of injustice and to characters, who were normally left at the margins of the genre. 

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