WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
On Saturday, September 21, the MidAtlantic Opera (MAO) will present Verdiana, a concert and multi-media gala celebrating the 200th Anniversary of Giuseppe Verdi's birth. The program will feature arias, ensembles and choruses from Nabucco, Rigoletto, Un Ballo in Maschera, La Traviata, Il Trovatore, Otello, Aïda, and La Forza del Destino performed by a roster of renowned soloists including Sharon Azrieli Perez, Christina Major, Sara Murphy, Ronald Naldi, Jordan Shanahan, and Jeremy Galyon. The selections will be performed in chronological order of their composition and noted author, filmmaker and Verdi devotee August Ventura will speak about the composer during the performance. Maestro Jason Tramm, will conduct the MAO Orchestra and Chorus, joined by the Seton Hall University Chorus.