Salome: Between Scandal & Song
Samantha Madison Cooper
Lecture on the Jewish reaction to Richard Strauss’ opera, Salome, which premiered at the Metropolitan Opera in 1907. An audio-visual journey through archival findings, shedding light on Americanization, anti-Semitism, self-hatred, Jewish humour and authentic immigrant experience.
Admission: Free www.jewishmusicweek.com
Sponsor: Jewish Music Week