Events

The Fandom of the Opera

Seminar/Lecture,
 
NYU Community Event


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.