Thursday, April 24, 2014
Spring 2014 Cavalli Opera Scenes Concerts
     

The New York Continuo Collective Announces Its

Spring 2014 Concerts

Cavalli Opera Scenes

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L'Incontro tra Giasone ed Eete,  Palazzo Fava, Bologna 

Directed by Grant Herreid

Staged by Paul Shipper and Grant Herreid

Assistant Director, Charles Weaver

Additional Coaching by Pat O’Brien, Judith Malafronte and Nell Snaidas

 The New York Continuo Collective will perform staged scenes fromLa Calisto and Il Giasone, two operas by Francesco Cavalli, the most influential composer of opera in the public theaters of mid-17th Century Venice.  The performances feature 12 singers, 15 continuo players – lutes, theorbos, baroque guitars and viola da gambas, and a small string band under the direction of Leah Nelson. 

Wednesday, May 14 & Thursday, May 15, 2014

8:00 PM

Church of St. Luke in the Fields

487 Hudson Street, New York, NY

 Admission is Free

 For Information:

ContinuoNY@aol.com

718-636-5706