Guy Noble - Conductor
Gisele Blanchard - Soprano
Mario Bellanova - Baritone
Verdi - La forza del destino: Overture
Puccini - Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro
Wagner - Lohengrin: Bridal March
Mascagni - Cavalleria rusticana: Intermezzo
"This series is all about the music we know and love, in an informal setting that leaves everyone with a spring in their step: audiences and musicians alike"
Emma Gregan, French Horn
“Put on the costume, and the face in white powder. The people pay, and laugh when they please.” Leoncavallo, Pagliacci
Opera is iconic, emblematic and not for the faint-hearted. Tonight’s program reminds us why great arias continue to touch us, even so many years after they were composed. And how, a night at the Opera, can stir a myriad of emotions to sustain and enliven us.