Humanities West to Present Highlights from ‘The Rape of Lucretia’

By David Salazar

Humanities West will present “Etruscan Italy: Life and Afterlife” on Feb. 28 and 29, 2020 a the Marines’ Memorial Theatre in San Francisco.

The two-day program will feature a wide range of lectures, discussions, and a performance on the contributions of Etruscan society in architecture, politics, engineering, and art.

The Friday evening event will feature a special musical performance with highlights from Britten’s “The Rape of Lucretia” with such performers as Hope Briggs, Eugene Brancoveanue, Christopher Colmenero, Chantal Grybas, ad pianist Kevin Korth.

Other events that will be presented include “Etruscan Development of Organized Government and City-Stages,” “The Etruscans in the Roman Imagination,” “Quintessentially Etruscan: Art and Architecture: Villanovan to Etrusco-Roman,” and “The Rediscovery of the Etruscans: A Retrospective.”