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31st Consecutive Season


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Summer Concert Series

Orpheus in the Underworld

Needham Award!

Summer 2018

Summer Concert Series

Summer concerts
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Tuesdays at 7:30pm
July 11– August 29
Christ Episcopal Church
1132 Highland Avenue, Needham

July 10 An Evening of Opera

August 7 An Evening of Gilbert & Sullivan

July 17 Broadway Melodies

August 14 Opera, the Art of Emotions

July 24 Opera on the Lighter Side

August 21 An Evening of Stage & Screen

July 31 Love Is in the Air

August 28 A Gala Night of Opera

Now Air Conditioned!

Ticket prices for the summer concerts have not changed:

Single admission at the door (cash, checks or credit cards):
Adults $8; Senior/Students/Children $6
Summer Season Pass: Adults $50; Senior/Students/Children $35

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Fall 2018

Orpheus in the Underworld, Offenbach

November 2 @ 8:00pm; November 4 @ 2:30pm
Fellowship Hall at Christ Episcopal Church, 1132 Highland Avenue, Needham

Longwood Opera is pleased to present a new, unique production of Offenbach's classic opera,
sung in a new English translation, fully costumed and staged.

The Charles River Ballet Academy will join us again to perform the famous CanCan
that Offenbach wrote for this show.

J. Scott Brumit - Producer/Director | Jeffrey Brody - Musical Director/Pianist |
Emily Hrones Umland - Choreographer


Orpheus - Kartik Ayysola
Eurydice - Evelyn Griffin
Pluto - Tim Ayres-Kerr
Jupiter - James Liu
Mars - Tim Passetto
Mercury - Stephanie Mann

Diana - Alexandra Pawlus
Venus - Jennifer Zabelsky
Cupid - Emily Adams
Juno - Tanya Berthier
Public Opinion - Martha Warren
Cherubs - kids TBD

Dancers - Charles River Ballet Academy

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2018 Annual Auditions

Longwood Opera has completed our 2018 Auditions
and will contact singers directly if we have opera-tunites to offer.


Many thanks to all of you who have sent in a tax-deductible
2017 contribution to Longwood Opera!

It's not too late to help us out:

or mail a check in any amount to:
Longwood Opera
42 Hawthorn Avenue
Needham, MA 02492

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Needham, Massachusetts 02492-3806

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