Inside the music of “Iphigénie en Tauride”

“It looks like rather straightforward classical music on the page, but it has it’s own kind of noble elegance. At times, it’s own kind of fire.”
— Brent McMunn


Soprano Chelsea Chaves and Music Director Brent McMunn talk about the music of “Iphigénie en Tauride”

The USC Thornton Opera Program will present four performances of Christoph Willibald Gluck’s Iphigénie en Tauride from April 23-26, 2015 at the Bing Theater on the University Park campus.

In this second video exploring the rarely-performed French drama, Music Director Brent McMunn and Vocal Arts graduate student Chelsea Chaves discuss the musical preparations for the production. Chaves, a soprano, will play the role of head priestess in the new production.

Tickets for Iphigénie en Tauride are free for USC students, faculty and staff and are available to the general public for $18. Click here to read more about the new production.

TAGS: Classical Division, Classical Performance and Composition, Opera, USC Thornton Opera, Vocal Arts and Opera,

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