dell'ARte Opera Hosts 15th Annual Summer Festival
  Hailed for its "compelling and innovative programming (WQXR Radio),” the dell’Arte Opera Ensemble presents its 2017 UNTAMED! Opera Festival from August 12-27, 2017, at downtown New York City’s La MaMa Theatre. Spotlighting the unpredictable, wild characters of opera, this year’s Festival explores parallels between human and animal kingdoms. Consistent with its mission to perform operatic gems, dell’Arte opens the Festival with two fully-staged rarities: Francesco Cavalli’s La Calisto that combines the two Greek myths of Jove’s seduction of Calisto and Diana’s affair with Endymion; and Leoš Janácek’s Príhody lišky Bystroušky (The Cunning Little Vixen) that shares woodland animals’ daily struggle for survival. For audiences new to opera, the Festival offers a colorful tapa of several works in UNTAMED! Opera Scenes: excerpts from Carmen, Rusalka, Pelléas et Mélisande, and more (August 18 and 22), and Wild Things: a recital of repertoire about the animal kingdom and other “untamed” wild cr
Time: 7:30 PM
Cost: $20-40
Location: La MaMa Theatre, 66 East 4th Street, NYC
 
Event Website
http://www.dellarteopera.org
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