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The fandom of the opera: How a centuries-old art form helped create the modern media world


Mark Schubin


January 21, 2016 at  4:30 PM
Room A832, Elizabeth Wirth Music Building, 527 Sherbrooke St. West.

Abstract:

Electronic home entertainment, movies, consumer headphones - even newscasts and sportscasts - were all created for opera. Really! Join Emmy-award-winning engineer and historian Mark Schubin for a brief seminar on "The fandom of the opera: How a centuries-old art form helped create the modern media world." Broadcast rights in the 19th century? "No opera, no X-rays!"? Come and be amazed.

About Mark Schubin:

Media-technology engineer and historian Mark Schubin is a life fellow of the Society of Motion-Picture and Television Engineers and a multiple Emmy-award winner. He has been working in opera and advanced media technologies since 1972.