Opera Explored:

An In-Depth Look at Puccini's Tosca

Tosca education events presented in partnership with 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 partnered with Vail Symposium, renowned for its thought-provoking educational programs, to host five unique opportunities to enrich the Tosca experience.

These events provided an inside look at this historic opera presentation.

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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