Broadcast - Mini-Music - High Definition Puccini, or, The Making of Opera McGill's La Bohème


This Mini-Music series takes a look at the creative process of music, revealing some of what to listen for and to look for behind the scenes. Joins us as we explore concepts of musical imagery, performance practice, critical listening, opera staging and production.

Join Directors Patrick Hansen and George Massenburg as they discuss the behind-the-scenes secrets to crafting last year's critically acclaimed Opera McGill presentation of Puccini's "La Boheme", an effort which gave birth to a seminal DVD of a multi-camera shoot of an Opera McGill production. Using video excerpts of the DVD master footage, we will detail how the two directors collaborated on creating this seminal project.