have included New
York productions developed from Writers' Stage including Tales
Manhattan Woods, based on Johann Strauss' Die Fledermaus, with the
original Strauss music and new book and lyrics by Frederick Stroppel; Vincent, a cross-over music theatre piece based on the letters of Vincent
and Theo Van Gogh, and Rappaccini’s
Daughter, a music-drama based on the short story by
Nathaniel Hawthorne, both with book, lyrics, and music by Robert Mitchell.
Opera New York has also produced The Four Divas concerts
as well as full productions of Tosca
(set in Mussolini's
Produced by Opera New York
Programs and Artists subject to change
Program requests also accommodated when possible
TALES FROM THE MANHATTAN WOODS
The new and updated New York City version of Die Fledermaus follows a real estate tycoon to a wild party, hours before he goes to jail. Sparked by the effervescent Strauss music, his carousing is complicated by a suspicious wife, an amorous tenor, social climbers, cross-dressers and downtown divas which are all part of the mix.
A Concert of Favorites from Opera and Broadway plus music from around the world. Program available upon request. Demo CD available.
A British singer/actress who has crossed the waters and made quite a splash with her debut album. For more on Trés, reviews, video, sound clips and upcoming releases visit www.treshanley.com. Optional guest tenor/baritone.
The Great Music of Giuseppe Verdi including Il Trovatore, Otello, Aida and others. Quartet.
A concert of great music from the shows that didn’t “make it”. Includes songs from 110 in the Shade, Lady in the Dark, The Grass Harp, On a Clear Day, Phantom (Kopit/Yeston), Rags, One Touch of Venus and more. Quartet.
KNIGHTS with NAT CHANDLER
Named for his CD, this concert includes some of Broadway's most beautiful music including Gigi, Camelot, Phantom of the Opera, and Brigadoon. CD available upon request and in stores. Optional guest soprano. Visit www.natchandler.com for more information
A Valentine's Day Card of Love songs and duets from Opera and Broadway. 2 performers with quartet version available.
The great music of Gershwin from Summertime to I Got Rhythm. Duet.
A Concert of the beautiful music of Giacomo Puccini, including Tosca, La Boheme, Madame Butterfly, and Manon Lescaut. Quartet.
Our most diverse concert featuring great movie music ranging from great arias heard in films such as Puccini's La Rondine from A Room With View to musicals hits from My Fair Lady, Showboat to show stoppers from Funny Girl, A Star is Born, The Wiz, Chicago and more. Covers music in cinema from it’s early days through to today. Duet.
ITALIAN FAVORITES with CRISTINA FONTANELLI
Including Non Ti Scordar Di Me, Torna a Surriento, Volare, Ave Maria, Core 'Ngrato, Mamma. CD available. To hear clips from this show, visit www.cristinafontanelli.com . Solo Soprano. Optional guest Baritone or Tenor.
BROADWAY WITH LOVE
Features Broadway performers in Broadway favorites from Les Mis to Phantom of the Opera. Quartet.
A concert of the most beautiful music of Opera and Broadway. Duet version features excerpts from I Pagliacci, The Merry Widow, Tosca, Camelot, Jekyl & Hyde. Quartet version includes music from La Boheme, Carmen, Otello, Westside Story, The Merry Widow, Turandot, Carousel.
OF THE MUSICALS - STAGE TO SCREEN
Broadway Musicals & Movie Musicals. Includes songs from Kiss Me Kate, Brigadoon, Showboat, My Fair Lady. Duet or Quartet.
LOVE DUETS of OPERA AND BROADWAY
Famous love duets from La Boheme, Otello, Madame Butterfly, Westside Story, Carousel.
GOES TO BROADWAY & THE OPERA
Concert features the music from Otello, Falstaff, Macbeth, Westside Story, Romeo and Juliet, Boys from Syracuse, Kiss Me Kate. Quartet.
NIGHT OF COMIC OPERA BY ROSSINI & DONIZETTI
Aria and Duets from Don Pasquale, The Barber of Seville, L'Elisir D'Amore.
BROADWAY – THE LAST DECADE
The greatest of Broadway over the last ten years, which includes the revivals of Kiss Me Kate, Annie Get Your Gun, Carousel, and Oklahoma and the new shows Jekyl & Hyde and Ragtime.
TO BROADWAY – A NIGHT OF OPERETTA
A gorgeous evening of operetta featuring music from Johann Strauss and Franz Lehar, (Die Fledermaus and The Merry Widow) to the music of Victor Herbert, Sigmund Romberg , and Rudolf Frimil, (Naughty Marietta, The Desert Song, Rosemarie). Duet.
BEST OF BROADWAY
Company of 12 to 16 singers and dancers, performing the greatest music of Broadway including Carousel, Cabaret, Chicago, Oklahoma, Les Miserables, Westside Story, Gypsy, Camelot and others. Show is choreographed and fully costumed with live orchestra
A new show with a company of 12 dancers and singers performing the great choreography and musical ensembles of the Broadway stage. Includes numbers from Chicago, 42nd Street, Sweet Charity, Chorus Line and Cabaret. Fully costumed with live orchestra.
[ The Chester Ludgin American Verdi Baritone Competition 2006]
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