Giuseppe Verdi composed many of his greatest operas against a backdrop of political turmoil in Italy. The emotional Chorus of...
About this teacher
My passion for Italian culture may have started with Tosca or the films of Bertolucci but an undergraduate year in Padua certainly sealed it.
After post-graduate study in America at Berkeley and Columbia University, I went into journalism and enjoyed a 30-year career in television current affairs.
At the Guild my classes are designed to invite others to share my enthusiasm for all things Italian, albeit in translation.