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REGINA OPERA’S 2015-16 SEASON

Merry Widow Lucia Manon Lescaut

You’ll laugh, you’ll gasp, you’ll cry!

Operas Sunday Concerts Free Performances

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OPERAS

All operas are performed at OLPH Catholic Academy of Brooklyn, 5902 6th Avenue, Brooklyn,
in the original language with English supertitles, except the The Merry Widow, which will be performed in English.

Lehar Lehár: The Merry Widow

Officials of a tiny Grand Duchy scheme to keep a rich widow's money in their country by finding her the right husband, leading to intrigue and frolics at Maxim’s in Paris. Performed in English.

Performances: November 21, 22, 28, and 29, 2015 at 3 PM
Conducted by Gregory Ortega; staged by Linda Lehr

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FREE SNEAK-PEEK PERFORMANCE with piano - November 17, 2015, at 7:30 PM

Donizetti  Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor

A bitter feud between Scottish clans leads to tragedy for a young girl and her lover. Performed in Italian with English supertitles.

Performances: March 5, 6, 12, and 13, 2016, at 3 PM
Conducted by Dmitry Glivinskiy; staged by Linda Lehr

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FREE SNEAK-PEEK PERFORMANCE with covers and piano - March 1, 2016, at 7:30 PM

Puccini  Puccini: Manon Lescaut

A beautiful but materialistic young woman can’t decide whether she prefers jewels or true love. Performed in Italian with English supertitles.

Performances: May 14, 15, 21, and 22, 2016, at 3 PM
Conducted by Gregory Ortega; staged by Linda Lehr

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FREE SNEAK-PEEK PERFORMANCE with covers and piano - May 10, 2016, at 7:30 PM

SUNDAY CONCERTS

Only $12 for an afternoon of great music!

All Sunday Concerts are performed at OLPH Catholic Academy of Brooklyn, 5902 6th Avenue, Brooklyn.

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Regina Pops - October 4, 2015, at 3 PM

Gotta Sing! - November 1, 2015, at 3 PM

Salute to Broadway - February 7, 2016, at 3 PM

46th Anniversary Gala Concert - April 3, 2016, at 3 PM

Swing Along Broadway - May 1, 2016, at 3 PM


FREE PERFORMANCES

Keep watching this space for performances you can enjoy for FREE!
Locations vary as noted below.


May 10, 2016, at 7:30 p.m.
FREE PERFORMANCE: Manon Lescaut
OLPH Catholic Academy of Brooklyn, 5902 Sixth Avenue, Brooklyn

Get a free sneak peek at our latest opera production,
fully staged and performed by our covers (understudies)
with piano accompaniment and English supertitles.


June 9 at 6:30 PM
FREE CONCERT
Bay Ridge Library
7223 Ridge Blvd., Brooklyn

A free one-hour concert of operatic, Broadway, and Italian favorites.


PREVIOUS FREE PERFORMANCES
THIS SEASON

September 20, 2015, at Noon
Free Concert
Bandstand at 5323 5th Ave. (Chase Bank, at 54th St.), Brooklyn
Sunset Park BID Fifth Avenue Street Festival

A one-hour Free Concert, at the Fifth Avenue Street Festival, hosted by the Sunset Park Business Improvement District.
This concert will feature opera and popular songs, performed by Regina Opera soloists
Elena Janicelli-Sandella, Lindell O. Carter, Paolo Buffagni, and Nathan Matticks,
accompanied by pianist Maxine Feldman.

 

September 27, 2015, at 3 p.m.
FREE CONCERT
Raymour & Flanigan, 1961 Broadway at W. 66th St., MANHATTAN

 

October 18, 2015, at 3 p.m.
FREE CONCERT
Raymour & Flanigan, 133 E. 14th St. at Irving Place, MANHATTAN

 

November 17, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.
FREE PERFORMANCE: The Merry Widow
OLPH Catholic Academy of Brooklyn, 5902 Sixth Avenue, Brooklyn

A free sneak peek at our latest opera production,
fully staged with piano accompaniment.

February 27, 2016, at 4 p.m.
FREE CONCERT
Embrace Winter Festival
Vesuvio Restaurant
7305 Third Avenue, Brooklyn

A free concert of opera favorites, sponsored by the
Bay Ridge Arts & Cultural Alliance and the
Merchants of Third Avenue, as part of the
Embrace Winter Festival. Featuring:

Mizuho Takeshita - soprano
Jessica French - mezzo-soprano
Timothy Stoddard - tenor
Richard Paratley - flutist
Maxine Feldman - pianist

 

March 1, 2016, at 7:30 p.m.
FREE PERFORMANCE: Lucia di Lammermoor
OLPH Catholic Academy of Brooklyn, 5902 Sixth Avenue, Brooklyn

Get a free sneak peek at our latest opera production,
fully staged and performed by our covers (understudies)
with piano accompaniment and English supertitles.

March 20, 2016, at 3 p.m.
FREE CONCERT
Raymour & Flanigan
133 East 14th St., Manhattan

A free two-hour concert of operatic favorites. Featuring:

Kathryn Cohen - coloratura soprano
Kelly Griffin - spinto soprano
Hannah Kramer - mezzo-soprano
Jon Thomas Olson - tenor
John Schenkel - baritone
Kofi Hayford - bass

 

April 28 at 6:30 PM
FREE CONCERT

Sunset Park Library
5108 4th Ave., Brooklyn

A free one-hour concert of operatic,
Broadway, and Italian favorites. Featuring:

Timothy Stoddard - tenor
Dan Kerr - tenor
Phyllis Falletta - soprano
Hannah Stone - soprano
Jennie Mescon - mezzo-soprano
Richard Paratley - flutist
Maxine Feldman - pianist

 

Regina Opera programs are supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council. Affordable and free performances of operas and concerts are made possible with public funds from the Decentralization Program of the New York State Council on the Arts, administered in Kings County by Brooklyn Arts Council. Regina Opera thanks all our sponsors for their generosity.

Regina Opera is a proud member of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce.