Opera at Florham to present 'La Bella Musica di Bel Canto'

Oct 22, 2019 161

It's Italian for "beautiful song" or "beautiful singing." Opera at Florham will present “La Bella Musica di Bel Canto” at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, in the historic Lenfell Hall at Fairleigh Dickinson University's Campus at Florham at 285 Madison Ave. Baritone Samuel McDonald, soprano Brenna Markey and tenor Ian Matthew Castro will perform "Bel Canto" opera selections emphasizing the beauty of the human voice by such composers as Donizetti, Rossini and Bellini.

After a short intermission with light refreshments, the artists will further explore “beautiful singing” from the worlds of art song and Broadway. Artistic Director Mary Pinto will be the piano accompanist, and narration by Mariana Karpatova will provide insight into the history and meaning behind "Bel Canto" and the relevant composers and operas of the period.

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