Between Fantasy and Reality: Fantin-Latour's Operatic Imagination

Saturday, March 2, 2013
6:00 p.m. – 6:25 p.m.

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Price: Free with Museum admission.

Henri Fantin-Latour, French, 1836 - 1904

Scène première du Rheingold, 1876
Opening Scene of Rheingold
San Antonio Museum of Art, bequest of Gilbert M. Denman, Jr.


Eric Schneeman, a doctoral candidate in musicology from the University of Southern California, will discuss the lithographs of Fantin-Latour from a musicological perspective.  Providing insight into the music and culture of the lithographer, Schneeman will explore Fantin-Latour''s depictions of some of the great operatic and symphonic works of Brahms, Berlioz, Schumann, and Wagner.

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