San Diego Opera Community Conversation

San Diego Opera Community Conversation

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Date and Time

  • Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.


Warren Auditorium, Mother Rosalie Hill Hall

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110




San Diego Opera's Murder in the Cathedral promotional photoMurder in the Cathedral: The Church, The State and the Law


  • Dr. Stephen Ferruolo, Dean, University of San Diego School of Law, and Board Member, San Diego Opera
  • Dr. Nicolas Reveles, The Geisel Director of Education and Outreach for San Diego Opera

Dean Ferruolo and Dr. Reveles will explore the ‘other’ side of the struggle between Thomas Becket and his King, Henry II. What were the points of contention between this man of the church and his ruler? What were the legal ramifications involved in the battle between church and state? After the shocking bloodletting at the altar in the cathedral, who won, who lost, and how were church and state relations changed in the aftermath?

There is no charge to attend this event but you must reserve your seat(s) online:


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5998 Alcalá Park
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