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Opera in New York City This Week - June 10-June 17

June 10, 2018 - by CG Directory Editor
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Opera in New York City This Week
The Metropolitan Opera is world-class and world famous, and it's among the comprehensive opera listings you can find on City Guide's calendar. In addition to the famous season of the Met Opera, full of huge opera stars, famous classics, and world premieres, you'll also find listings for the New York City Opera and operatic performances at places like Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall.

Young Artists Chamber Music Winners Concert - Merkin Concert Hall At Kaufman Music Center
June 10, 2018 - New Rochelle

The National League of Performing Arts, Inc presents the Grand, Gold, and Silver winners of the National Young Artists Chamber Music and Ensemble Competition.

Symphonie Fantastique - HERE
Through June 17, 2018 - New York

Twenty years ago in 1998, Basil Twist debuted his boundary-breaking response to Berlioz's 1830 "Symphonie Fantastique" to universal acclaim, inaugurating HERE's intimate Dorothy B. Williams Theatre. In the two decades since Symphonie Fantastique's premiere, Basil Twist has become an internationally recognized artist in opera, ballet, and on Broadway, and has won countless awards including the illustrious MacArthur Fellowship. Twist will revisit his legendary masterpiece as part of HERE's 25th Anniversary Season. In this revival, accompanied live by the virtuosic pianist Christopher O'Riley playing the exquisite Liszt transcription, Symphonie floats and swirls in a 1,000-gallon water tank neatly disguised as a puppet stage. For the many who never saw it, and for those who relish seeing it again and again, the return of this tour de force to HERE is the event of the season.

Opera Saratoga Announces 2018 Festival Program - The Spa Little Theatre
Through July 15, 2018 - Saratoga Springs

OPERA SARATOGA ANNOUNCES 2018 SUMMER FESTIVAL PROGRAM THE MERRY WIDOW Music by Franz Lehár; Libretto by Victor Léon and Leo Stein  THE CONSUL Music and Libretto by Gian Carlo Menotti ROCKING HORSE WINNER - American Premiere Music by Gareth Williams; Libretto by Anna Chatterton VINKENSPORT, or THE FINCH OPERA - World Premiere of Chamber Version Music by David T. Little; Libretto by Royce Vavrek Saratoga Springs, NY - Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced that the company's 2018 Summer Festival will feature new productions of four operas at in Spa State Park, along with a wide variety of free and ticketed concert events from May 26 through July 15 at venues throughout the region. One of the most popular operettas across the globe, THE MERRY WIDOW returns to Opera Saratoga for the first time in thirty years next summer. Hanna Glawari, the Merry Widow, is beautiful and rich... and she's captivated every man in the country. But Hanna is looking for true love. Will she be able to find a suitor that is not only after her wealth? Will the nation of Pontevedro slip into economic collapse if she marries a foreigner? Will all those da... (read more)

Opera Saratoga Announces Complete Casting and Programs for 2018 Summer Festival - The Spa Little Theater
Through July 15, 2018 - New York

OPERA SARATOGA ANNOUNCES COMPLETE CASTING AND PROGRAMS FOR 2018 SUMMER FESTIVAL   DAVID ALAN MILLER CONDUCTS A 'WINNING DOUBLE BILL' FEATURING THE AMERICAN PREMIERE OF ROCKING HORSE WINNER AND  THE WORLD PREMIERE OF A NEW EDITION OF  VINKENSPORT, OR THE FINCH OPERA   NEW PRODUCTIONS OF THE MERRY WIDOW AND THE CONSUL   CONCERTS AND SPECIAL EVENTS IN SARATOGA SPRINGS, DIAMOND POINT, BOLTON LANDING, AND ALBANY   FEATURED GUEST ARTISTS INCLUDE  CECILIA VIOLETTA LÓPEZ, MEGHAN KASANDERS, DEBORAH NANSTEEL, JENNIFER PANARA, ALEX LAWRENCE, SCOTT QUINN, TYLER NELSON, AND ANDY PAPAS Saratoga Springs, NY - Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson today announced the complete casting and programming for the company's 2018 Summer Festival, which will feature new productions of four operas at The Spa Little Theater in Spa State Park, along with a wide variety of free and ticketed concert events from May 26th through July 15th at venues throughout the region. Single tickets, as well as subscription packages, are on sale now at www.operasaratoga.org.   One of the most popular operettas across the globe, THE MERRY WIDOW returns to Opera Saratoga for the first... (read more)

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