HANSEL and GRETEL 

December 10, 2023 Back by popular demand, on December 10th, 2023 at 2 p.m. at the Andrews Memorial Theater, 54 East Main St., Clinton, Opera Theater of Connecticut will present its acclaimed reduced version of Hansel and Gretel. The opera is sung in English, accompanied by piano and features a children’s chorus and dancing angels. Abridged…

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Rossini’s The Italian Girl in Algiers

Rossini wrote L’Italiana in Algeri (The Italian Girl in Algiers) when he was 21, saying that he composed the opera in 18 days. The music is characteristic of Rossini’s style, remarkable for its fusion of sustained, manic energy with elegant, pristine melodies. The work was first performed at the Teatro San Benedetto, Venice on May…

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Lerner and Loewe: Wit and Glamor Personified

Spanning three decades and nine musicals lyricist and librettist Alan Jay Lerner and composer Frederick Loewe are known for being behind the creation of critical on-stage successes such as My Fair Lady, Brigadoon, and Camelot along with the musical film Gigi. Lerner and Loewe: wit and glamour personified, our eighth Broadway-based musical theater concert at…

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