Andrés Hernández-Salazar - tenor, lecturer & singing teacher

LecturesOpera History Courses


Giuseppe Verdi’s operas have an uncanny ability to probe into our contemporary psyche.

Viva VERDI! Two terms exploring all 26 Verdi operas

Enjoy the best of Italian opera and lose yourself in a world of political intrigue, love and betrayal, with gypsies, wicked dukes, African princesses, hunchbacks, consumptive courtesans, troubadours, Egyptian pharaohs and more!

Sarasota Opera production of Aida–Photo by Rod Millington

This brand new course consists of 26 webinars discovering the entire operatic output of the pivotal figure of Italian romantic opera. From all the favourites of the world’s leading opera houses, Traviata, Rigoletto, Aida, to the more obscure ones, Aroldo, Jerusalem, Il corsaro, and including Verdi’s Shakespearean reworkings, Macbeth, Otello, Falstaff.

Sarasota Opera’s production of Jerusalem

The class will be on Zoom webinars every Wednesday morning, with optional time for questions and comments at the end. All sessions will be recorded in case you miss it on the day!

Times: Wednesdays 10.30am – 12 noon (plus optional Q&A at the end)