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The Fandom of the Opera

Friday, April 27, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:45am EDT

  • Location:Pfizer Auditorium, Dibner Building
    Brooklyn, NY

The CBS/CBE Distinguished Science Lecture honoring Professor Morawetz presents The Fandom of the Opera: How the Audience for a Four-Century-Old Art Form Helped Create the Modern Media World. 

Join Mark Schubin, Engineer-in-Charge at the Metropolitan Opera, to learn about the extraordinary role opera has played int he development of media technology. Motion-picture projection in the 18th century? Sound transmission in the 17th century? Come and be amazed.