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Music by Léo Delibes
Libretto by Edmond Gondinet and Philippe Gille
Tuesday, February 16 at 7 pm
A tale of ill-fated love. In Delibes’ sumptuous opera, Lakmé, the daughter of a priest, falls hopelessly in love with the British officer Gerald, who, unwittingly breaking a sacred taboo, seals their fate. Including one of opera’s loveliest and most famous duets, Lakmé is a romantic treasure.
The Barber of Seville
Music by Gioachino Rossini
Libretto by Cesare Sterbini
Tuesday, March 23 at 7 pm
Let your hair down. Figaro, Seville’s quick-witted barber, helps a young woman flee an unsuitable suitor and find true love. Naturally, nothing goes according to plan, and Figaro must think on his feet to save the day. The Barber of Seville features instantly recognizable music that sparkles in this razor-sharp, irresistible rom-com.
Music by Jonathan Dove
Libretto by April De Angelis
Licensed by arrangement with C.F. Peters Corporation, New York
Tuesday, May 4 at 7 pm
Make your connection. Eight strangers find they have more in common than they think. Stranded overnight in an airport, they meet a refugee forced to call the terminal his home and soon realize they need each other to get to their destinations. Inspired by a true story, Jonathan Dove’s Flight is a charming and deeply human dramedy all about what it means to make a real connection.