Opera Studies Forum lecture by James Martin

Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 5:30pm

James Martin, Professor of Music at Cornell College will give a presentation on Wagner’s Parsifal titled “Wagner's Parsifal's American religious provocations: From immoral to Christian.” This lecture will be presented in cooperation with the German Iowa and the Global Midwest events.

This is Act I of a Parsifal season for the Opera Studies Forum. In early spring semester Marian Wilson Kimber of the UI School of Music will be presenting Act II, a paper titled “Reciting Parsifal: Opera as Spoken Word Performance in America.”

Opera Studies Forum events are presented in affiliation with the University of Iowa Obermann Center for Advanced Studies. Questions or comments may be sent to the organizer, Robert Ketterer, at robert-ketterer@uiowa.edu.