Opera, Politics, and the Italian

Fri, Aug 5, 2016, 7:30 PM

THE RICHARD B. FISHER CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS AT BARD COLLEGE, SOSNOFF THEATER, ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, NY
Presented by the Bard Music Festival

–Performance with commentary by Leon Botstein
–Excerpts from operas and other works by Giacomo Puccini, Saverio Mercadante, Giuseppe Verdi, Amilcare Ponchielli, Arrigo Boito, Alfredo Catalani, and Pietro Mascagni
–Performed with Melody Moore, soprano; Russell Thomas, tenor; and the Bard Festival Chorale
–Conducted by Leon Botstein; “peerlessly adventurous” –The New York Times

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