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Caramoor Center For Music And The Arts Presenting Two Bel Canto Operas

Director of Opera, Will Crutchfield discribes the relationship between Donizetti's Lucrezia Borgia and Verdi's Rigoletto. Both operas are based on plays written by Victor Hugo. Caramoor presents these sister operas as a part of 2014's Bel Canto progr Video Credit: caramoormuslc

KATONAH, N.Y. -- Will Crutchfield, conductor and opera director at the Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, illustrates the exciting relationship between the two upcoming Bel Canto operas at Caramoor, Lucrezia Borgia by Donizetti and Rigoletto by Verdi. 

The first performance of Lucrezia Borgia will take place at 8 p.m., Saturday, July 12, with an encore presentation featuring an alternate ending at 8 p.m. on Friday, July 18.

The first performance of Rigoletto will be held at 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 19.

Each performance will feature a full day of opera programming including lectures and performances by Caramoor's Bel Canto Young Artists and Apprentices and opportunities to tour the Rosen House. Plenty of refreshment choices will be available including picnics, concessions and a prix fixe dinner at Caramoor's dining pavilion, Symphony Court.

For more information on the concerts and to purchase tickets, visit Caramoor's website (www.caramoor.org).

 

 

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