This Evening’s Program:
Straight from the tap, Freddy’s Bar and the Divas of Opera on Tap bring you the Home Brewed Opera series: funny, engaging, immersive operatic concerts in a casual setting. In this edition, we raise a glass to all of the operatic character making lemon meringue pie out of the lemons life deals them.
Come scoglio from Cosi fan tutte by W.A. Mozart – Victoria Benson
Se Romeo t’uccise un figlio from I Capuleti ed i Montecchi by V. Bellini – Brittany Fowler
Adieu notre petite table from Manon by J. Massenet – Eugenia Forteza
Snowmaiden’s Aria from The Snow Maiden by N. Rimsky-Korsakov – Joanie Brittingham
Soliloquy from Carousel by Rodgers & Hammerstein – Luke van Meveren
Poison Aria from Romeo e Juliette by C. Gounod – Laura Soto-Bayomi
Things Change Jo from Little Women by M. Adamo – Brittany Fowler
Avant de quitter ces lieux from Faust by C. Gounod – Luke van Meveren
Anne Trulove’s Aria from Rake’s Progress by I. Stravinsky – Laura Soto-Bayomi
Jewel Aria from Faust by C. Gounod – Victoria Benson
I Feel Pretty from West Side Story by L. Bernstein – Eugenia Forteza
Poisoning Pigeons in the Park by T. Lehrer – Joanie Brittingham
*This performance is part of the 2017 NYOperaFest, produced by the New York Opera Alliance. For more information about over 50 operatic events happening throughout NYC in May and June, visit NYOperaFest.com
This Evening’s Performers:
Luke van Meveren
Learn more about Opera on Tap:
Hailed as “raucous and sublime” by the New York Sun, Opera on Tap has been bringing opera to the uninitiated in bars and other alternative spaces since 2005. Born in the backroom of Freddy’s Bar in Brooklyn, Opera on Tap has been steadily working on world domination one aria at a time, and now has nineteen national and three international chapters! Find out more at operaontap.org.
Many many thanks to our home base, Freddy’s, for continuing to support our work!