This talk hosted by the Harvard Club of Southern California, with music and pictures, takes us to Prague for the premiere of Mozart’s new Don Juan opera, written for a company of singers that he knew and admired. It was a fascinating beginning to what became a timeless favorite.
Thomas Forrest Kelly is Morton B. Knafel Professor of Music at Harvard University, where he served as Chair of the Music Department from 1999 to 2004. In 2005 he was named a Harvard College Professor in recognition of his teaching of undergraduates. Thomas Kelly is an engaging and provocative speaker. He talks mostly about classical music, in a fascinating and entertaining way. His lectures, filled with images and music and his enthusiastic energy, have earned him invitations worldwide.
Light refreshments will be served.