Tin Pan Alley invades the Opera House with music by Irving Berlin, Jerome Kern, Victor Herbert, and Jule Styne and others in songs drawn from Verdi, Puccini, Donizetti, Rossini, Wagner, and Borodin, the crazes for Madame Butterfly and Salome, plus songs about opera stars Caruso and Galli-Curci. Performers are Amelia Broome, Jean Danton, Lauren Frick, Brian Minnick, Ethan Sagin, and Benjamin Sears, with JoAnne Dickinson, Emcee, and Bradford Conner and Margaret Ulmer on piano.
*Pre-concert talk one half-hour before each performance by American Classics directors Benjamin Sears & Bradford Conner.
Friday April 24, 2015 at 7:30, Follen Church, 755 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington
Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 3:00, Pickman Concert Hall, Longy School of Music, 27 Garden Street, Cambridge
Tickets: $25; $20 students/seniors
For tickets and information call 617-254-1125
All concert halls are wheelchair accessible