Slide 2: Over 2 6-week periods in 1971-72, Maria Callas taught a master class “ The Lyric Tradition “, for young beginning professional singers at the Juilliard School of New York. Included in this course was a series of semiweekly 2-hour public working sessions with the variety of voices and repertoires in the class. She intended to pass on her knowledge and experience to the students collectively, as well as to the public at large.
Slide 3: Opera: Rigoletto - Composer: Verdi Aria: “Cortigiani, vil razza dannata” (baritone aria - role: Rigoletto) Master class date: February 21-1972 * Student: Sung Kil Kim Piano: Eugene Kohn Teacher: Maria Callas * Will listen here only a small part of the class .
Slide 4: Work and art. Maria Callas shows more expression on a baritone aria than any other singer.
Slide 17: © July/2011 Photos and words from web.