January 21-29, 2022

Lesson Plan

Live on Zoom

Lesson Plan

Based on Georg Philipp Telemann’s Der Schulmeister.
Additional music, libretto, and singing translation by Rachel J. Peters

Presented Live on Zoom

Alice Tommasso (Stephanie Blythe), an internationally renowned contralto, expected to teach a virtual singing masterclass for the prestigious CCM (University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music). Her assistant, Ginger, erroneously booked her to teach for Community College of Middletown, Indiana. With Ginger currently in labor and thus unavailable, Robinetta (Laquita Mitchell), the latter CCM’s Liberal Arts administrator, tries valiantly to facilitate the class. Alice imparts her own philosophy of achieving superior artistry to an audience participating remotely and interactively in real time.

Our live and interactive digital production of Lesson Plan, adapted and expanded from Georg Philipp Telemann’s Der Schulmeister, is inspired by a certain popular celebrity-expert-led online course series and is tailored for the operatically curious.


Friday, January 21st at 7:30pm EST
Saturday, January 22nd at 2pm EST
Saturday, January 22nd at 7:30pm EST
Friday, January 28th at 7:30pm EST
Saturday, January 29th at 2pm EST
Saturday, January 29th at 7:30pm EST

Ticket information coming soon.


Running time: Approximately 45 minutes
Language: English
Lesson Plan will be performed live over zoom and feature select interactive moments with the audience.

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