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Timeless Stories Come to Life...


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Timeless Stories Come to Life...


The Curtain Rises.  An Aria Soars.
Your Blood Begins to Race.

Magic steals you away and off you fly, to a land of music and story.  transfixed and transported, you can't get enough.
It's Salt Marsh Opera.  Bold, glorious and natural. Open your heart and welcome the joy!

 

2016 EVENTS
 

MYSTIC SEAPORT ARTS ON THE QUAD

SAVOR OPEN AIR OPERA & SHOW TUNES!

 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3
7pm to 8pm
Gate opens at 6 p.m

MYSTIC SEAPORT
75 Greenmanville Avenue
Mystic, CT  

 
Sarah Nordin
Tyler Putnam

From The Barber of Seville, Carmen and Don Giovanni to Carousel, Into the Woods and South Pacific―and so much more!―you’ll relish every music-filled moment of this Mystic Seaport-hosted concert.

Mezzo-soprano Sarah Nordin, praised by Opera News for her “ability to hold her own with the big guns,” and bass Tyler Putnam, a young artist gaining international recognition, will be accompanied by the talented Dan Franklin Smith.

Bring your lawn chairs or blankets!

Tickets
Tickets are $20 for Mystic Seaport members, $25 for non-members; children ages 5 and younger are admitted for free. Family ticket is $50 (maximum of five).

Tickets can be purchased at mysticseaport.org or by calling 860 572 0711.

 

OPERA PALOOZA!

Free Concert!

SATURDAY, AUGUST 20
Food Truck Vendors:  4pm - 9pm
Food Emporium Tent: 5pm - 9pm
The Concert: 6pm - 8pm

HISTORIC NEW HAVEN GREEN
Temple Street
New Haven, CT

REGISTER
To register and for your raffle entry, discounted food tent tickets plus directions and more: visit operapaloozanhv.com now!

Savor the food and flavors, the music and magic!

Italian opera and food aficionados―gather on the Historic New Haven Green for the moonlit inaugural Opera-Palooza!  

Hosted by acclaimed international singer, writer, teacher and arts advocate Susanne Mentzer, you’ll relish opera favorites like “Una furtiva lagrima” from L’elisir d’amore, “O mio babbino caro” from Gianni Schicchi and “Non più andrai” from The Marriage of Figaro. These and many other arias will be performed by 11 talented emerging opera singers representing New England’s premier music programs. The singers will be accompanied by a 30-piece orchestra made up of players from throughout the State of Connecticut and Simon Holt will be at the podium!

Plus, you can feast all afternoon and evening on scrumptious Italian food, the perfect accompaniment to exciting Italian opera.

So gather up family and friends, blankets and chairs―this is a must-do summer event!

 

broadway on the lawn inaugural gala

A gala evening to benefit Salt Marsh Opera

The Ocean House
1 Bluff Avenue
Watch Hill, RI  


FRIDAY, AUGUST 26
6pm to 10pm

Ahhh, Broadway…  The sights and sounds.  Magic and fun.
 And oh the music!

The spine-tingling, turn-your-soul-inside-out music of Porter, Sondheim, Gershwin, Cohen, Berlin and other greats. Songs warm and low, fierce and intense. They linger in your heart and memory!

More Info
Tickets

 

The Abduction FROM the Seraglio

Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center
300 Main Street
Old Saybrook, CT

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7
7pm

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8
7pm

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9
3pm
 

Pequot Museum Auditorium
110 Pequot Trail
Mashantucket, CT

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14
7pm

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16
3pm

 

More Information to come!

 
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become a sustainer

KEEP YOUR GOOD DEED GOING

If you want music and story to enchant opera lovers of all ages, for ages to come, become a Salt Marsh Opera Sustainer! Easy to do and easy on the wallet, you feel great knowing your monthly Sustainer contribution brings exciting opera programs to life.

 

Click the video and savor this delicious scene from The Marriage of Figaro!

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Stirring Plots...


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Stirring Plots...


CONNECT WITH THE MAGIC

It is the music in this opera that makes it soar. It is melodious and magnificent and a joy to sing.
— Salt Marsh Opera. La Sonnambula. Sarah Callinan, soprano, as “Amina”

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Compelling Performances...


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Compelling Performances...


"A searing evening of opera theater"

The vivid stage presences and vocal aplomb of Loyd and Cheney, the darkly ominous production and well-paced, mounting horror, and the musical thrills of the final act...conveyed the full weight of this most dramatic of operas.
— Salt Marsh Opera, Rigoletto. Review by Milton Moore. theday.com
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LA CENTERENTOLA

May 2016
Thanks for coming.
See you at the Fall Opera!
 

MUSIC AT THE LIGHTHOUSE

July 2016
So glad you came.
See you next year!

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OPERA AT THE PARK

July 2016
Great to see you.
Join us next year!