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Lecture: Ingmar Bergman’s “The Magic Flute”

Join local opera expert Erika Reitshamer for her next installment of her “Opera is Cool” lecture series. Enjoy a lively discussion of Ingmar Bergman’s 1975 film The Magic Flute (Swedish: Trollflöjten). Using the clips of 1975 Swedish film Reitshamer will give an in-depth explanation of the opera, as well as a peek into the lives Bergman and Mozart as well.

Saturday, January 13th 1pm  (90 minutes) | $15; $7 for SCC members

Speaker: Erika Reitshamer, born and educated in Germany, is a passionate and lifelong fan of opera. She was active in the formation of the Boston Lyric Opera Co. more than 35 years ago. As VP of the Boston Wagner Society, she presented lectures, organized concerts, and promoted visiting scholars, She is a board member of the New England Opera Club, a member of the Sudbury Opera Lovers Organization, and teacher of opera appreciation for LLARC at Regis College, Newton Lifelong Education and WISE at Assumption College.