Opera Explored:

An In-Depth Look at Puccini's Tosca

Tosca education events are presented in partnership with the Vail Symposium


For more than a century, Tosca and its characters have fascinated both performers and audiences, and it remains one of the most frequently performed operas.

Bravo! Vail is partnering with the Vail Symposium, renowned for its thought-provoking educational programs, to host five unique opportunities to enrich the Tosca experience.

These events provide an inside scoop on this historic opera presentation. Learn from the experts just what makes Tosca tick.

Opera Explored: An In-Depth Look at Puccini's Tosca - Event Details


Monday, June 24 | 6:00PM

Puccini's Tosca: An Immersive Introduction

Monday, June 24 | 6:00PM | Vail Interfaith Chapel
Robert Marx, Metropolitan Opera Quiz panelist and opera expert
$25 tickets | purchase here

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Wednesday, July 10 | 1:00PM

Opera Conductors Guide to Tosca

Wednesday, July 10 | 1:00PM | Vail Interfaith Chapel
Robert Marx, host
Joseph Illick, Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the Fort Worth Opera
FREE Event

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Thursday, July 11 | 5:00PM (1)

Pre-Concert Talk

Thursday, July 11 | 5:00PM | Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater Lobby
Ellen Lockhart, Assistant Professor of Musicology at the Faculty of Music, University of Toronto
Free to ticket holders for the evening's performance.

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Friday, July 12 | 12:00PM

Meet the Director and Cast

Friday, July 12 | 12:00PM | Vail Interfaith Chapel
Robert Marx, host and moderator
James Alexander, Stage Director
Patrick Carfizzi, baritone (Sacristan)
FREE Event

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Saturday, July 13 | 5:00PM (1)

Pre-Concert Talk

Saturday, July 13 | 5:00PM | Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater Lobby
Ellen Lockhart, Assistant Professor of Musicology at the Faculty of Music, University of Toronto
Free to ticket holders for the evening's performance.

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