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In Search of Desdemona

April 29 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

- $20 - $40

INTER-CITIES PERFORMING ARTS, INC.
PRESENTS

G. VERDI

IN SEARCH OF DESDEMONA

“Truth Surfaces From The Unexpected”

Music Drama by Carmela Altamura – Director, Mauricio Trejo
Accompanist, Pianist, David Maiullo – Choral Conductor, Diane Sare

Featuring Winners Of The Altamura/Caruso International Voice Competition

Good Shepherd Church – 152 West 66th Street, New York, New York 10023
April 29, 2017 4:00

CAST OF CHARACTERS

Giuseppina Strepponi, Soprano, Carmela Altamura
Giuseppe Verdi, Leonard J. Altamura
Arrigo Boito, Baritone, Doug Botnick
Santa, Soprano, Justyna Giermola
Camillo. Tenor, Mika Nisula
Teresa Stoltz, Soprano, Jenny Sandelin
Singers in the Audition: Soprano, Anne Tormela
Contralto, Ola Rafalo
Soprano, Gudrun Buhler

All music selections will be performed at the Verdi proper tuning A=432 Hz

Visit Verdi’s home in Roncole near Busseto. Win air-fare to Italy.
RAFFLE TICKETS AT DOOR.

“Carmela, the play is a gem! You have created such a beautiful story from Verdi’s life. The dialogue you have written makes the characters come alive for the audience (or in this case, the reader), and we cannot help but care very much about these people. Thank you for sharing your play with me!”
Roger Malouf, Metropolitan Opera

Join our e-mail list.  We will keep you updated. Tel: 201-863-8724

Tickets can be ordered also at this number: 201-256-3965

Truth Surfaces From The Unexpected

The year is 1887.  Giuseppe Verdi and his librettist, Arrigo Boito, are looking for an angelic voice to sing the role of Desdemona in the new opera, Otello, to be staged  at La Scala. The composer and librettist go to Giuseppina Strepponi’s studio to audition her young artists. Upon approaching the studio, they hear a lovely soothing voice. Who is she? Finding the door open, but not wanting to be seen, Verdi and Boito hide behind a room divider from where they observe the young lady comically acting out now Gilda … read more

REPEAT PERFORMANCE
Altamura Center for the Arts, August 13, 2017 1 pm, (Lunch included) $45 p/p
404 Winter Clove Rd., Round Top, NY 12473

Details

Date:
April 29
Time:
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Cost:
$20 - $40
Event Category:

Organizer

Inter-Cities Performing Arts, Inc.
Phone:
201-863-8724
Email:
icpainc@optonline.net
Website:
//altocanto.org/

Other

Link to Buy Tickets
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/in-search-of-desdemona-tickets-31501605149
Tickets can be ordered also at this number:
201-256-3965

Venue

Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church
152 West 66th Street
New York, NY 10023 United States
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Phone:
(212) 877-0685
Website:
http://www.goodshepherdfaith.com/