2017 Festival: UNTAMED!

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Opera’s “Untamed!” characters form the basis of our exciting 2017 Festival. In Cavalli’s La Calisto contains lots of choices, including Jove himself. The animals in Janáček’s Příhody lišky Bystroušky (The Cunning Little Vixen) aren’t the only wild characters in that opera: many of its themes explore parallels between human and animal kingdoms. Operas we’ll explore in our scenes program will include Don PasqualePelléas et Mélisande, Carmen, Rusalka and more. Finally, an art song recital called “Wild Things.” Keep watch for pre-season programming, and help us STAY WILD!

Evening Performances at 7:30; Matinees at 2

2016 Festival: Violetta and her Sisters

Our “Violetta & Her Sisters” theme encompasses numerous stories of the French demimonde, including grisettes and courtesans,  and the men who loved (and tried to control) them. The title of our festival comes (with kind permission from publisher Faber & Faber) from a 1994 collection of poetry and essays edited by Nicholas John.

2013 Festival: Smoldering in Rome

Why just swelter through another summer in Manhattan when you could Smolder in Rome?

Join us for our Tenth Anniversary “Standard Repertoire Project”