Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro
Presented by: Opera Theater Summerfest
Mozart's classic comic masterpiece, sung in English, conjures up "Downton Abbey" in a lively new production. A sparkling overture, the greatest ensembles ever written and divine arias tell a witty tale of the tensions between love and lust, servant and master, wife and lover.
Date: 07/10/2015 -          08/01/2015
07/10 - 7:30 pm
07/19 - 2:00 pm
08/01 - 7:30 pm
Twentieth Century Club, 4210 Bigelow Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA
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A New Kind of Fallout
Presented by: Opera Theater Summerfest
A New Kind of Fallout is a world premiere eco-opera composed by Gilda Lyons with libretto by Tammy Ryan. After reading Rachel Carson's Silent Spring, a young Pittsburgh-area mother-to-be becomes an environmentalist, throwing her family into conflict with the book's environmental warnings, its themes of stewardship and renewal, and the potential impact on her unborn child.
Date: 07/18/2015 -          07/26/2015
07/18 - 7:30 pm
07/24 - 7:30 pm
07/26 - 2:00 pm
Twentieth Century Club, 4210 Bigelow Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA
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Capriccio
Presented by: Opera Theater Summerfest
Summerfest's Strauss cycle continues with Capriccio. The gorgeous countess Madeleine is courted by both a writer and a composer as her home fills with birthday party-goers and beguiling melody. What happens when the poetry meets the music? Richard Strauss' luminous final opera contains ravishing music that belies its composition during WWII.
Date: 07/25/2015
07/25 - 7:30 pm
07/31 - 7:30 pm
08/02 - 2:00 pm
Twentieth Century Club, 4210 Bigelow Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA
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