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Opera-Intros brings opera into focus
your appreciation of this rich and varied art form.

Evan Baker's Book

Published by the University of Chicago Press

Dr. Evan Baker of Opera-Intros presents the background of opera by looking at original source material, the work of the composer, librettist, stage designer, singers, and the opera house .  We draw on an extensive collection of rare images, music, and texts - many unavailable in English - to enrich your operatic experience.
We also offer lectures on the Diaspora of the Arts - 1930s

La Scala!
Opera Introductions


A Sample Lecture
about Operetta

before the Met Broadcast of
The Merry Widow
A Handel Exhibit

We offer services:

Multi-media lectures


Program Book Articles


Educational Outreach

Opera Consultancy


About us
Picture Gallery
Past Clients
Excerpt from
an Introduction
to Verdi's Falstaff

A Sample Lecture
about the Vienna Opera and Gustav Mahler

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Evan Baker

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