Johns Hopkins University

Spring 2008
Vol. 5, No.2


[Those Who Can, Teach] A Conversation with Claude Guillemard

[Tech Tools] The Bronze Age Goes Digital

[Classroom Encounters] Giving voice to Stories That Matter

>Great Books and Great Opera

Great Year for Student Curators

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Great Books and Great Opera


Elizabeth Patton's Great Books at Hopkins course last fall included an in-class performance from Purcell's Dido and Aeneas by Elizabeth Hungerford and Jason Buckwalter, of the Peabody Chamber Opera. The opera is based on a story from Virgil's Aeneid, one of the works Patton's class explored during the term.

In the coming weeks, look for more on the course and how it's incorporating opera, at