American University of Beirut

Introduction to Opera

​​Lecture in details

Given by Ms. Lama Tyan, this lecture took place on Tuesday May 15 at 5:00 PM in the Issam Fares Hall

The human voice wonder!​

It was 4:45, at the Issam Fares auditorium; the seniors were chatting and waiting….until it was 5pm and… “Once she got started, wild horses couldn’t have dragged me away!”

This is how one of our seniors described the opera lecture given by Lama Tyan on Tuesday May 15th.

Lama travels to the four corners of the world to watch and listen to the world’s best opera singers. Our seniors know her very well, as this is the 2nd time she shares with them, within the University for Seniors, her passion for the human voice.

The Sopranos, Alto, Tenor, Bariton, Verdi, Rossini, Mozart, Donizetti…were their guests of honor during two enchanting hours!

In a country where sound pollution is increasing by the day, and art standards are deteriorating, such harmonious escapades become a pure and rare treat…

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