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Celebrating the Holidays at Opera at Florham
December 2, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm$30.00
Opera at Florham offers a festive afternoon of holiday music with tenor Patrick D. Robertson, sopranos Mia Pafumi and Stefanie Greene, and pianist Mary Pinto joined by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s talented Stars of Tomorrow. The artists perform a duet from La Bohème, “Pie Jesu” from Faure’s Requiem, carols, Hebrew melodies, an African-American spiritual and songs from Broadway and the American Songbook. The full company comes together for the finale, “O Holy Night.”
A Jewish funerary will be sung by student Cantor Stefanie Greene in memory of the lives lost in the shooting at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh.
The holiday musicale is set in the beautiful, historic Mansion at Fairleigh Dickinson University where Opera at Florham has been in residence since 1982.
Tickets: $30 general admission, $25 seniors, $10 students, $20/person groups 10+. Free to FDU students and children.
Opera at Florham is a non-profit music company whose mission is to bring opera to everyone through musical events and lectures. Musicales feature young professional singers performing opera and American songbook selections along with narration about the operas. An international Vocal Competition with monetary awards is held in the Spring.