Verdi, Dargomyzhsky, Hulak-Artemovsky: 200th Anniversary Opera Gala
Presented by Commonwealth Lyric Theater
November 3, 2013
Commonwealth Lyric Theater celebrates the 200th Anniversary of three great composers: G. Verdi, A. Dargomyzhsky and S. Hulak-Artemovsky. Opera singers with international careers and successful local careers will perform opera arias and ensembles. Joining the professionals are the children from the "Lucky Ten" Young Talent Studio. Commonwealth Lyric Theater's Chorus and Orchestra. Some of the soloists include: Joanna Porackova, mezzo-soprano (Boston Lyric Opera), Adam Klein, tenor (Metropolitan Opera), Stefan Szkafarowsky, bass (Metropolitan Opera), Giovanni Formisano, tenor (Italy), Zhanna Alkhazova, soprano (New York), Galina Ivannikova, mezzo-soprano (New Jersey Verismo Opera), and others. Artistic Director - Alexander Prokhorov. Conductor - Lidiya Yankovskaya. Selections from: Rigoletto, Un Ballo in Maschera, La Traviata, Aida (Verdi), Rusalka (Dargomyzhsky), Zaporozhets za Dunayem (Hualk-Artemovsky), and others.