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Yale Opera presents Fall Scenes Nov. 1 & 2

Favorites by Mozart and Puccini paired with less familiar gems by Rachmaninoff and Thomas
October 21, 2014

opera1The Yale Opera program at the Yale School of Music presents its annual Fall Opera Scenes on Saturday, November 1 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, November 2 at 2:00 pm. Each performance features a different selection of scenes from diverse operas.

A favorite of local audiences, the annual Fall Opera Scenes production will showcase the voice students of the highly selective Yale Opera program, which is directed by Doris Yarick-Cross. This autumn’s production will also feature the work of stage director Marc Verzatt and musical directors Douglas Dickson and Timothy Shaindlin.

Each performance spotlights an assortment of comic and tragic works. Saturday, Nov. 1 will feature scenes from Mozart’s La Clemenza di Tito, Thomas’s Hamlet, Puccini’s Suor Angelica and La Rondine, and Barber’s Antony and CleopatraSATURDAY TICKETS

The program on Sunday, Nov. 2 will feature excerpts from Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro, Rachmaninoff’s Aleko, Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette, and Offenbach’s Les Contes d’Hoffmann. SUNDAY TICKETS

All scenes will be performed in the original language with projected English translations. The opera scenes will be performed in Morse Recital Hall, located in Sprague Hall at 470 College Street (corner of Wall Street), New Haven.

Opera Scenes, Il Barbiere di Siviglia, October 2011, Yale Opera, Yale School of Music

Tickets to the Fall Opera Scenes are $10–$20, $5 with student ID, and are available from the Yale School of Music box office, 470 College Street, 203 432-4158, or online.

For more information, visit music.yale.edu or call the Yale School of Music concert office at 203 432-4158.