The Sicilian Tenors
Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 7:30pm
The celebrated three SICILIAN TENORS, Caruso, Scaccio and Vitale lend their voices to the
music of Italy, Broadway and Hollywood. Their united forces create a whirlwind of bella musica
and light-hearted fun…not to mention the requisite “one-upmanship” expected when tenors
gather! Their nationally-acclaimed performances stretch from Carnegie Hall to Las Vegas! The
three tenors all have Sicilian ancestry.
Eugene Onegin by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 3:00pm
Eugene Onegin is an 1879 operatic masterpiece of Russia’s foremost composer, Tchaikovsky. He
has filled the opera with soaring lyrical scenes as well as varied Russian rhythms. The audience is
charmed by his music’s beauty and simplicity.
The Swing Legacy
Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 3:00pm
The Swing Legacy’s seven acclaimed jazz musicians, six instrumentalists and a vocalist, provide
the authentic style, elegance and excitement of a big band. Through their original arrangements
of traditional big band swing music they produce a “big band sound” that makes the group’s
sound larger than its size! The Swing Legacy’s music is both great dance music and interesting
concert jazz, and it functions professionally as a concert jazz ensemble and a dance band. Its
members are known for their impeccable musicianship and powerful swinging beat.
TOSCA by Giacomo Puccini
Friday, May 26, 2017, at 7:30 p.m.
The dramatically gripping opera Toscaby Italian composer Puccini is o favorite among opera performances in the United States. It has an intricately tragic story set to Puccini’s incomparably beautiful and electrifying music. The composer was at the height of his career, having just completed La Boheme, when he seized on Victorien Sardou’s play LaToscaafter seeing the famous actress Sarah Bernhart in the title role.
- Sung in Italian, with English translation projected above the stage.
Enjoy performances in the new, state-of-the-art, MHS Performing Arts Center
200 LaRosa Lane, opposite 680 Newfield Street (Route 3), Middletown