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 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.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 20
Food Truck Vendors: 4pm - 9pm
Food Emporium Tent: 5pm - 9pm
The Concert: 6pm - 8pm
HISTORIC NEW HAVEN GREEN
New Haven, CT
To register and for your raffle entry, discounted food tent tickets plus directions and more: visit operapaloozanhv.com now!
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!
The Ocean House
1 Bluff Avenue
Watch Hill, RI
FRIDAY, AUGUST 26
6pm to 10pm
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!
Pequot Museum Auditorium
110 Pequot Trail
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.