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April 30, 2017 - April 30, 2018 Classical & Opera Events

OperaDelaware Festival 2017

Grand Opera House

Apr
30
Sun
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Classical & Opera

On the heels of their critically-acclaimed 2016 Festival, OperaDelaware is excited to announce the 2017 Festival, a celebration of the 225th anniversary of Rossini's birth. The festival will include La Cenerentola (Rossini's popular setting of Cinderella), his rarely-performed tragedy, Semiramide, and a special performance of Petite messe solennelle...

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 4 more times through May 7

Rossini's Cinderella (La Cenerentola)

Grand Opera House

Apr
30
Sun
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Classical & Opera

Composed 200 years ago, Rossini’s setting of Cinderella (La Cenerentola) has stood the test of time. Glass slippers are replaced by bracelets, there’s no fairy godmother to be found, but there’s still a healthy dose of wicked step-sisters and happily-ever-after! 

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OperaDelaware Festival 2017

Grand Opera House

May
05
Fri
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Top Pick
Classical & Opera

On the heels of their critically-acclaimed 2016 Festival, OperaDelaware is excited to announce the 2017 Festival, a celebration of the 225th anniversary of Rossini's birth. The festival will include La Cenerentola (Rossini's popular setting of Cinderella), his rarely-performed tragedy, Semiramide, and a special performance of Petite messe solennelle...

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 3 more times through May 7

Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle

Grand Opera House

May
05
Fri
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Classical & Opera

Rossini's Petite messe solennelle (Little solemn mass) was written in 1863, possibly at the request of Count Alexis Pillet-Will for his wife Louise to whom it is dedicated. The composer, who had retired from composing operas more than 30 years before, described it as "the last of my péchés de vieillesse" (sins of old age)...

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Major and Minor Truths about Cinco de Mayo: an Offering of Spanish, French, and English Art Song

Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew & Matthew (SsAM)

May
05
Fri
Family Focused
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), Classical & Opera

Enjoy a musical respite right on the Art Loop! Soprano Noel Archambeault will tell the true story of Cinco de Mayo in a recital of art songs in Spanish, French, and English. All proceeds will support continued cultural offerings for choristers at the Choir School of Delaware. 

 

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OperaDelaware Festival 2017

Grand Opera House

May
06
Sat
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Top Pick
Classical & Opera

On the heels of their critically-acclaimed 2016 Festival, OperaDelaware is excited to announce the 2017 Festival, a celebration of the 225th anniversary of Rossini's birth. The festival will include La Cenerentola (Rossini's popular setting of Cinderella), his rarely-performed tragedy, Semiramide, and a special performance of Petite messe solennelle...

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 2 more time through May 7

Classical Cafe

The Music School of Delaware

May
06
Sat
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Classes, Lectures & Workshops, Classical & Opera

Join Music School Faculty and Guests at the Wilmington Branch for informal and entertaining conversations about music, with coffee and donuts! 

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Rossini's Cinderella (La Cenerentola)

Grand Opera House

May
06
Sat
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Classical & Opera

Composed 200 years ago, Rossini’s setting of Cinderella (La Cenerentola) has stood the test of time. Glass slippers are replaced by bracelets, there’s no fairy godmother to be found, but there’s still a healthy dose of wicked step-sisters and happily-ever-after! 

Read more »

OperaDelaware Festival 2017

Grand Opera House

May
07
Sun
GET TICKETS
Top Pick
Classical & Opera

On the heels of their critically-acclaimed 2016 Festival, OperaDelaware is excited to announce the 2017 Festival, a celebration of the 225th anniversary of Rossini's birth. The festival will include La Cenerentola (Rossini's popular setting of Cinderella), his rarely-performed tragedy, Semiramide, and a special performance of Petite messe solennelle...

Read more »

Rossini's Semiramide

Grand Opera House

May
07
Sun
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Classical & Opera

Based on Voltaire's tragedy Semiramis, Rossini’s final Italian opera (1823) about a power-hungry Babylonian Queen who murdered her husband does NOT end happily ever after! This rarely-performed tour de force is a sumptuous masterpiece, perfectly suited to the intimacy and extraordinary acoustics of The Grand Opera House...

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Market Street Music Festival Concert: La Bernardinia Early Music Ensemble

First & Central Presbyterian Church

May
07
Sun
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Classical & Opera

Market Street Music welcomes La Bernardinia Early Music Ensemble in their debut on the Festival Concert series. Tickets: $20 online; $25 at door.

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Wilmington Bach Festival, Cantatas from Advent to Easter by the Immanuel Bach Consort

Delaware History Museum

May
12
Fri
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Acapella & Choral, Classical & Opera

The Choir School of Delaware is pleased to announce its newest educational and cultural initiative, the Wilmington Bach Festival. This new event aims to bring the music of Bach to our downtown, to our choristers, and to our city's youth with a series of concerts as well a day of education for local children. All events will take place at the Old Town Hall at the Delaware Historical Society, 504 N. Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19801.

For our opening concert, we welcome the Immanuel Bach Consort of Newcastle for a program of Cantatas from Advent to Easter.

***  pre-concert lecture at 6:30 "Advent of an Old Master, the (Short) History of Bach in Wilmington" by Brenton Grom of the Delaware Historical Society. 

All Wilmington Bach Festival ticket holders will recieve 15% off their meal on May 12 or 13 at La Fia, Merchant Bar, Cocina Lolo, Chelsea Tavern, or Ernest & Scott Taproom.

 
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Wilmington Bach Festival- Cantatas Advent to Easter

Old Town Hall

May
12
Fri
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Acapella & Choral, Classical & Opera

The Choir School of Delaware is very pleased to announce the first ever Wilmington Bach Festival, a new celebration of the music of Bach right IN downtown Wilmington! The festival will begin with a performance by the Immanuel Bach Consort featuring choral and instrumental works...

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Classics Series Concert 5: Sergei Babayan

Grand Opera House

May
12
Fri
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Classical & Opera

DSO brings their season to and end with a phenomenal Russion program featuring pianist Sergei Babayan... 

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Wilmington Bach Festival, Cello Recital by Dr. Lawrence Stomberg

Delaware History Museum

May
13
Sat
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Classical & Opera

The Choir School of Delaware is pleased to announce its newest educational and cultural initiative, the Wilmington Bach Festival. This new event aims to bring the music of Bach to our downtown, to our choristers, and to our city's youth with a series of concerts as well a day of education for local children. All events will take place at the Old Town Hall at the Delaware Historical Society, 504 N. Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19801.

On Saturday, May 13, the Festival is pleased to welcome Dr. Lawrence Stomberg for a recital of suites for solo cello of J.S. Bach. 

All Wilmington Bach Festival ticket holders will recieve 15% off their meal on May 12 or 13 at La Fia, Merchant Bar, Cocina Lolo, Chelsea Tavern, or Ernest & Scott Taproom.

 

 

 

 
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