A Multimedia Musical Tribute
Sunday, April 12th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
A musical tribute to Middletown’s Famous 19th Century Songwriters featuring outstanding musicians of Middletown. Songwriter and Middletown-Portland native Joe Flood has organized some of Middletown’s brightest musical lights – to interpret the songs of Middletown’s own Henry Clay Work (1832-1884), Reginald de Koven (1859-1920), and broadside poet Edward Barrett (1817-1914).
La Bohéme by Giacomo Puccini
Friday, May 29, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Puccini’s beloved La Bohème relates the loves and trials of a group of impoverished artists in mid-19th century Paris. It deeply expresses human experiences scene after scene periodically clothed in rapturously beautiful music.
The Barber of Seville by Gioacchino Rossini
Saturday , March 28, 2015 at 7:30 PM
Rossini’s famous two-act comic opera, The Barber of Seville, has proved a masterpiece of inventive scenes instantly moving from one mood to another using catchy melodies and exploding rhythms.
The Sicilian Tenors
Saturday , October 18, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
The celebrated three SICILIAN TENORS, Caruso, Scaccio and Vitale lend their voices to the music of Italy, Broadway and Hollywood.
Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss
Sunday, November 9, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.
Der Rosenkavalier, set in 18th-century Vienna, is an opera that has both poignant romance and lighthearted comedy with Richard Strauss’s instrumental sound matching closely what is happening on the stage. Waltz tunes can be subtly detected.