A lighthearted approach to a fascinating art! For 150 years, Grand Opera dominated theaters throughout Europe. Spreading enthusiastically to America, it left a legacy in today’s popular culture through its legendary composers and performers, its sheer theatricality and its memorable melodies. If you’ve ever asked, "Where did that tune come from?" you may be surprised to find that opera music has turned up in everything from movies and cartoons to video games. Discover the enjoyment – and fun – of a decidedly "non-snooty" look at this classical art form. Watch performance cuts and an Emmy-winning documentary about the making of opera and discuss your own experiences.