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MSO - NIGHT AT THE OPERA


Saturday, May 13, 2017 8:00PM
Mary Stuart Rogers Theater

MSO - NIGHT AT THE OPERA





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MSO - NIGHT AT THE OPERA


David Lockingtonconductor
Featuring guest vocalists

MSO Chorus
Dr. Daniel R. Afonso Jr.
,chorus director

Program

Bizet • Carmen Orchestra Suite
Verdi • La Traviata: Brindisi
Puccini • Turandot: Nessum dorma
Offenbach • Les contes d’Hoffmann
Copland • The Tender Land Suite: Stomp Your Foot
Verdi • Il Trovatore: Anvil Chorus
Wagner • Die Walku¨re: Ride of the Valkyries, Lohengrin: Prelude to Act 3, Bridal Chorus
Puccini • Manon Lescaut: Intermezzo to Act III  
Verdi • Nabucco: Chorus of Hebrew Slaves
Mascagni • Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo
Verdi • Aida: Act 2, Triumphal Marc

This repertoire of dramatic works features iconic opera choruses and orchestral excerpts from a long list of history’s greatest composers. From the lively melodies of Verdi’s Anvil Chorus to the powerful force of Wagner’s Ride of the Valkyries, this program is heavy on memorable tunes you’ll be singing for weeks to come. This doesn’t happen every season, so be sure to catch this “greatest hits” concert while you can.