The Northampton Arts Council works to support and nurture the arts in the city of Northampton. The Council awards grants twice each year to artists and arts groups from both state and locally-raised funds, and seeks to improve public awareness of the arts. Its' goals include maintaining and preserving the rich and diverse cultural heritage of Northampton, programming such annual events of interest to the community as First Night Northampton and Transperformance.

Sunday, February 3, 2019

Overtures and Arias: The Greatest Hits of Opera featuring the Panopera Orchestra


What?
Overtures and Arias: The Greatest Hits of Opera featuring the Panopera Orchestra

When?
Saturday, February 16 – 3:00 PM Showtime, Doors Open at 2:30PM

Where?
Sweeney Hall-Smith College, 144 Green Street Northampton, MA 01063

What?
The Northampton Arts Council Presents, as part of Four Sundays in February, a 30 piece live Orchestra featuring the Panopera Orchestra and soloist in a concert playing a variety of operatic favorites. 75 minutes of Overtures and arias by Mozart, Rossini, Donizetti, Verdi and Puccini with an intermission.


The complete Repertoire includes: From The Barber of Seville (Rossini): Overture, Aria “Largo al factotum della citta”, Storm Music; From The Magic Flute (Mozart): Overture, Aria “Ein Vogelfaenger bin ich, ja.”, Aria “Ein Maedchen oder Weibchen”; From The Marriage of Figaro (Mozart): Overture, Duet “Che soave zefiretto.”; From Fidelio (Beethoven): Overture; From La Boheme (Puccini): Aria “Che gelida manina”, Aria “Mi chiamano Mimi”, Duet “O soave fanciulla”; From Tosca (Puccini): Aria “E lucevan le stelle”; From Gianni Schicchi (Puccini) Aria “O mio babbino caro”; From Rigoletto (Verdi): Aria “La donna e mobile”; From Otello (Verdi): Aria “Ave Maria”; From The Elixir of Love (Donizetti) Aria “Una furtiva lagrima”; From The Merry Widow (Franz Lehar) Duet “Lippen schweigen”; From La Traviata (Verdi) Duet “Libiamo ne lieti calici”

How Much?
Advance - $20 General Admission in Balcony & Upper Orchestra/$35 Premium Assigned Seating in First 7 Rows of Orchestra Middle

Day of at door - $22 General Admission in Balcony & Upper Orchestra/$37 Premium Assigned Seating in First 7 Rows of Orchestra Middle

Ticket Outlets?
ADVANCE
Online Premium&General Admissionhttp://overturesandarias.brownpapertickets.com/

In Person - General Admission Only: State Street Fruit Store in Northampton, Cooper's Corner in Florence, AJ Hastings in Amherst, World Eye Books in Greenfield

DAY OF
Sweeney Hall Box Office Opens at 2:00pm on the day of the show.

Event Sponsored by?
Overtures and Arias Headline Sponsor: Christopher Heights of Northampton=
Overtures and Arias Media Sponsors: NEPRDaily Hampshire GazetteThe Republican/MassliveNorthampton Community Television93.9 the River/WHMP/Hits 94.3
Overtures and Arias Organizational Sponsors: Smith CollegeNorthampton Arts CouncilCity of NorthamptonMassachusetts Cultural Council


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