News: the little OPERA theatre of ny presents Livestream Pop-Up Concert "Mozart & Friends" July 9

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The little OPERA theatre of ny (LOTNY) will present Mozart & Friends, a livestream pop-up concert on Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 7:30pm from St. John's in the Village. The concert will be available to stream from any device-phone, tablet, computer, TV-or, if you miss that live feeling of being in the room together and want a new, immersive way to experience performances, Musae can send you a VR headset along with your ticket purchase. Tickets are $5 - $50 and can be purchased online here. For more details, please visit LOTNY.

Mozart & Friends spotlights several arias from little OPERA's postponed production of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's The Shepherd King in a newly commissioned singing translation from Mark Herman and Ronnie Apter, based upon the libretto by Pietro Metastasio.

The livestreamed performance features tenors Kameron Ghanavati and Rufus Müller and mezzo-soprano Heather Johnson, with instrumentalists Elliot Figg (Harpsichord, Music Director), Catherine Miller (Piano), Manami Mizumoto (Violin), and Sydney ZumMallen (Cello).

In addition to the selections from Mozart's opera, there will be music of George Frideric Handel from his oratorio Jephtha and his opera Xerxes. There will also be a bonus Mozart aria, as well as instrumental trios from Jean-Philippe Rameau and Chevalier de Saint-Georges.


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