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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Opera at Florham season opener this Sunday Afternoon

SEASON OPENER THIS SUNDAY Sept 23 at 2pm!

September Song

Afternoon at the Met and Evening on Broadway

Opera at Florham September Song

We are thrilled to have soprano Meryl Dominguez performing with us again at our season opener. Along with Meryl, bass-baritone Eric Delagrange and tenor Matthew White will sing arias from the upcoming season of the Metropolitan Opera - the duet "O soave fanciulla" from La Bohème, "O Isis und Osiris" from Magic Flute, "Sempre libera" from La Traviata and more!

After intermission, pianist Mary Pinto will play cabaret-style piano tunes followed by Meryl, Eric and Matthew performing Broadway melodies that were influenced by the operas, including "Somewhere" from West Side Story, "Someone to Watch Over Me" from Oh, Kay! and "Some Enchanted Evening" from South Pacific.

Narration by music educator Lou Barrella will offer insight into the background of the operas and arias. Full program.

Tickets: General $30, Seniors $25, Groups (10+) $20/person, Students 22 & under $10, FDU Students and Children free. Early Bird Season Subscription (5 musicales for the price of 4) $120 general, $100 senior

MEET THE ARTISTS!

Performers September Song

This concert will be especially wonderful for opera newcomers. They can dip their toes into the music without driving in and buying full tickets to the Met this season. It is a wide sampling of styles and will leave everyone with something to enjoy.

-Meryl Dominguez

I'm very excited to sing my first concert with Opera at Florham! I've only heard great things about Opera at Florham and can't wait to be a part of it. My favorite selection has to be "Some Enchanted Evening" from South Pacific. I'm such a fan of this music. I don't get my feet wet into musical theatre often, so when the opportunity arrives, I really have fun with it!

-Eric Delagrange

2018-2019 SEASON

Sep 23 September Song

Nov 4 Gentlemen of the Opera

Dec 2 Celebrating the Holidays

Apr 14 Springtime Serenade

May 5 Vocal Competition & Musicale Honoring Violetta DuPont



Tickets on sale now! Early Bird season subscription - receive one musicale for free!


Elixir of Love

Gentlemen of the Opera

On November 4, our 2nd musicale EXPLODES with emotionally charged male duets from operas like The Elixir of Love, Madame Butterfly, and Carmen.Buy tickets NOW!

Since 1982, OaF has presented world-class musicales and entertained music lovers of all ages in residence at Fairleigh Dickinson University in the beautiful, historic Mansion. Your support helps us to continue building a community among opera lovers.

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Events are held in:

Lenfell Hall, The Mansion, Fairleigh Dickinson University

285 Madison Ave, Madison, NJ 07940

Opera at Florham

P.O.Box 343, Convent Station, NJ 07961

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