Wednesday, March 8, 2006 at 7:30pm: Victor Herbert's Naughty Marietta (Adult Concert Series)
Join delightful Patrice Munsel, star coloratura of the Metropolitan Opera, as she recounts her legendary TV role in Victor Herbert's great operetta, Naughty Marietta. Unforgettable hit songs, "I'm Falling in Love with Someone," "Italian Street Song," "Tramp, Tramp, Tramp," and the immortal "Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life," unfold a tale set in enchanting New Orleans just after the American Revolution. Miss Munsel, joined by a stellar cast of solo artists and Metropolitan Singers/The Greek Choral Society, will guide you through this romantic fable of love, deception, foreign intrigue and glorious music. Come, be a part of the most significant Victor Herbert revival in America today as The Little Orchestra Society presents Anagnost and Mott's newly created version of the Oklahoma of all operettas, Victor Herbert's Naughty Marietta.
Wedensday, June 7, 2006 at 7:30pm: Vivaldi Victorious (Adult Concert Series)
Lauded as the leading violin virtuoso of his time! Lionized for two decades as Venice's greatest opera composer! Extolled as the father of the instrumental concerto! Concerts he conducted were attended by European royalty as well as gondoliers and tradesmen. Suddenly his star waned and his works lay dormant for 200 years. But like a phoenix rising from the ashes, Antonio Vivaldi today is celebrated as one of the world's greatest composers by performers and audience alike-a victory for the Red Priest. Fifteen years of Vivaldi's Venice by The Little Orchestra Society confirms the composer's allure to his public adulators. His compositions never fail to enchant, entertain or provide aural pleasure and his music remains the ultimate spokesman of the Venetian Baroque. Come, join Maestro Anagnost and The Little Orchestra Society for another thrilling evening of music by Vivaldi Victorious!
Appropriate For Ages: 16 and up
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