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This year at Longwood Opera

In concert:
Jointly with the
New England Gilbert and Sullivan Society
Elixir of Love

Summer concert series

The Magic Flute

Spring 2013

Longwood Opera and NEGASS present their 6th collaboration:

Gilbert & Sullivan's


Ruddigore duet

In concert

Christ Episcopal Church
1132 Highland Ave.
Needham, MA
in the sanctuary
March 3, 2013, 2:30pm


Robin Oakapple - Thomas Dawkins
Richard Dauntless - Ethan Bremner
Sir Despard Murgatroyd - Miles Rind
Old Adam Goodheart - Tyler Hains
Sir Roderic Murgatroyd - Tom Weber
Rose Maybud - Stephanie Mann
Mad Margaret - Rosie Osser
Dame Hannah - Emily Jaworski
Zorah - Juliet Cunningham
Ruth - Martha Birnbaum
Chorus - The audience
Accompanist - James Hay

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The Elixir of Love

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Gaetano Donizetti
Costumed, staged and in English
June 7 @ 8:00pm June 9 @ 2:30pm
Adina - Sol Kim Bentley
Giannetta - Mauri Tetreault
Nemorino - Ethan Bremner
Belcore - Gary Thies
Dulcamara - Tom Weber

Director - Scott Brumit
Music Director - Jeffrey Brody

See the June 9 performance ELIXIR OF LOVE in HD on our YouTube Channel.

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Summer concerts
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Tuesdays at 7:30 pm

July 9: An Evening of Opera
July 13 & 20: Special Boston concerts!
July 16: Broadway Melodies
July 23: An Evening of Opera Scenes
July 30: Veni, Vedi, Verdi - a special evening to celebrate Verdi's 200th Birthday
August 6: An Evening of Gilbert & Sullivan
August 13: More Operatic Scenes
August 20: More Broadway Melodies
August 27: Final Gala Night of Opera

Christ Episcopal Church
1132 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA

Single admission at the door: Adults $8; Senior/Students/Children $6
Summer Season Pass: Adults $50; Senior/Students/Children $35


Sons of Liberty Festival
Special Boston concerts!

Longwood Opera joins the Sons of Liberty Festival
celebrating the 230th anniversary of the Boston Tea Party

July 13 & 20 at 8 pm
Church of the Covenant
67 Newbury Street, Boston
Phone: 617- 266-7480

Tickets: $20.00 for all over the age of 11.
Visit Brown Paper Tickets or Arts Boston and search for Church of the Covenant
or purchase at the Church of the Covenant on the day of the performance.

Longwood Opera performers
Ethan Bremner, Stephanie Mann, Sophie Michaux, Sara Michale Smith, Gary Thies, Martha Warren and Tom Weber
accompanied by Music Director Jeffrey Brody
will present concerts of operatic selections by Gounod, Mozart, Offenbach, Puccini, Rossini and Verdi.
(Download a pdf flyer!)

(Note: these concerts are not covered by the Summer Season Pass)

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The Magic Flute

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Photos from the November 2013 performances, taken by Harding Ounanian

The Magic Flute
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Costumed, staged and in English
November 1 @ 8:00pm
November 3 @ 2:30pm

Tamino: Ethan Bremner Pamina: Evelyn Griffin
Papageno: James Liu Papagena: Beth Grzegorzewski
Sarastro: RaShaun Campbell The Queen of the Night: Nora Maynard
Monastatos: Gary Thies Armoured Men / Priests:
Ed Batutis, Justin Moore
The Three Ladies/Spirits:

One: Stephanie Mann / Sara Michale Smith
Two: Caitlin Felsman /  Sadie Gregg
Three: Sophie Michaux  / Carrie Reid-Knox

Flute played by Alanna Levy

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Longwood's New Year's Eve Concert
1st Church Christ Science
December 31, 2013, 7-8 pm

Longwood Opera is pleased to return to support
the 7th annual New Years Needham

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to attend all the festivities (including our concert)

O luce di quest'anima - Linda di Chamoinix, Donizetti
Evelyn Griffin, soprano
Der Hölle Rache - Die Zauberflöte, Mozart
Alyssa Koogler, soprano
Vi ravviso - La sonnambula, Bellini
Miles Rind, bass
Seguidilla - Carmen, Bizet
Giliana Norkunas, mezzo
Je veux vivre- Roméo et Juliette, Gounod
Stephanie Mann, soprano
Sempre Libera - La Traviata, Verdi
Sara Smith, soprano
Finch'han dal vino - Don Giovanni, Mozart
Tom Weber, baritone
Dein ist mein ganzes Herz - Das Land des Lächelns, Lehár
Gabriel Pang, tenor
  Vissi d'arte - Tosca, Puccini
Karen Amlaw, soprano

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Longwood Opera Featured in
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Anthony Cekay speaks with Scott Brumit of Longwood Opera and David Gram of Boston Opera Collaborative, two groups focused on helping newly graduated Boston-area opera singers transition to the professional world.

Posted on April 19, 2011 by anthonycekay

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Ticket Information

Tickets may be purchased at the door for all performances.

General Admission:






Children 10 and under:


Tickets may be purchased in advance by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope with payment for the tickets or passes desired to:

Longwood Opera
42 Hawthorn Avenue
Needham, MA 02492-3806

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2013 annual auditions:

Longwood Opera attends all Boston Singers Resources auditions

For singers we had not heard at these we will hold auditions on Sunday March 17th from 1-5pm.
To be considered for future productions, send a current photo and resume to
Longwood Opera
42 Hawthorn Avenue
Needham, MA 02492
(We do not accept electronic submissions.)

In the cover letter, let us know for what role(s) you would like to be considered.

We are casting all roles:

  • Elixir of Love
  • The Magic Flute
  • Summer concert series: varied singing opportunities

More info:

Longwood Opera
42 Hawthorn Avenue
Needham, Massachusetts 02492-3806

For more information call (781) 455-0960 or send e-mail to

Last updated on April 6, 2017 --> by Marion Leeds Carroll
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