CCM's streaming series continues with Spring Opera Gala concerts
June 11, 2021
Event: June 17, 2021 7:30 PM
The UC College-Conservatory of Music's virtual performance series continues with a pair of Spring Opera Gala concerts, which will be released back-to-back at 7:30 p.m. EDT on June 17 and 18.
CCM's Spring Opera Gala is a double-casted production: the same repertoire is performed during both broadcasts, but each features a different cast of singers performing arias and duets from such classic Italian operas as Gaetano Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amore, Gioacchino Rossini’s Otello and Ruggero Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci.
Each concert stream also begins with a spirited performance of the Overture to Rossini’s L’Italiana in Algeri by the CCM Philharmonia and concludes with a rousing rendition of the “Sola, sola in buio loco” sextet from Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Don Giovanni.