When:
Saturday, Jan 25, 2020 1:00p -
2:30p

Where:
Scandinavian Living Center
206 Waltham Street
West Newton, MA 02465

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Admission:
$15

Categories:
Art, Music

Event website:
http://scandicenter.org/event/opera-is-cool-birgit-nilsson-a-life-well-sung/

Birgit Nilsson, the Swedish Dramatic Soprano who tamed Richard Wagner, was a league of her own. 2018 celebrated her centenary. Her voice reverberated against the walls of the world’s greatest opera houses for nearly 40 years. She was best known for her performances in the operas of Richard Wagner and Richard Strauss.

Come and enjoy an audiovisual tribute to this great Swedish soprano whose accomplishments in the world of opera are unequaled.


$15; $7 for SCC members

ABOUT ERIKA: Erika Reitshamer, born and educated in Germany, is a passionate and lifelong fan of opera. She was active in the formation of the Boston Lyric Opera Co. more than 40 years ago. As Vice President of the Boston Wagner Society, she presented lectures, organized concerts, and promoted visiting scholars. She is a board member of the New England Opera Club and teacher of opera appreciation for LLARC at Regis College, Sharon and Sherborn Lifelong Education. Her last presentation for SCC was Mozart’s MAGIC FLUTE – “Trollflötjen.

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