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29th Consecutive Season

Summer

Fall

Auditions

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The Mikado

     
 

Summer concert series

Rigoletto

New Years' Eve

 


Summer

Summer 2016 poster
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The 26th Annual Summer Concert Series

Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m.

July 12: An Evening of Opera Arias
July 19: Broadway Melodies
July 26: Seduced by Opera
August 2: Love is in the Air

August 9: An Evening of Gilbert & Sullivan
August 16: Opera, the Art of Emotions
August 23: An Evening of Stage & Screen
August 30: A Gala Night of Opera

Christ Episcopal Church
1132 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA

Single admission at the door (cash or checks not credit cards!):
Adults $8; Senior/Students/Children $6
Summer Season Pass: Adults $50; Senior/Students/Children $35

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Fall 2016

Rigoletto

Rigoletto

November 4th and 6th, 2016
Christ Episcopal Church
1132 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA

Rigoletto - Gary Thies

Gilda - Evelyn Griffin

The Duke - Steven Myles

Maddalena - Giliana Norkunas

Sparafucil - RaShaun Campbell

 

Monterone - Miles Rind

 

Marullo - Tim Passetto

 

Borsa - Kartik Ayysola

 

 

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New Years Eve

To complete our 30th consecutive season,
Longwood Opera is pleased to again be part of
New Years Needham

Join Longwood Opera at

The Congregational Church
1154 Great Plain Avenue
Needham, MA
6:00pm-7:00pm, Saturday, December 31st

to celebrate the end of 2016 and ring in the New Year - 2017.

We will present a concert of operatic selections that will delight all ages.
J. Scott Brumit (General Director and Needham resident) will preside as the master of ceremonies.
Jeffrey Brody (Musical Director) will accompany
some of the finest Boston based singers for your enjoyment.

For more information on what is going on that day in Needham,
as well as how to purchase a button to all the events:
http://www.newyearsneedham.org/


 

Many thanks to all of you who have already sent in a tax-deductible
2016 contribution to Longwood Opera!

It's not too late to help us out:
http://longwoodopera.org/grants.html

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

2016 Annual Auditions

Longwood Opera will not attend the Boston Singers Resource auditions this year.

We will be holding annual auditions for local, Boston based singers only
in Fellowship Hall at Christ Episcopal Church, 1132 Highland Avenue, Needham on

  • Saturday April 9 from 2:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Sunday, April 10 from 5:00pm - 8:00pm

We will be auditioning singers for
our annual July & August Tues evening summer concert series
and
our November 4 & 6 production of Verdi's Rigoletto
costumed, staged, and performed in English.

To obtain an audition time, send your current resume, photo and a cover letter to:
Longwood Opera, 42 Hawthorn Avenue, Needham, MA, 02492.

In your cover letter state your preferred date & time to be heard, and an e-mail contact.
We will do our best to accommodate your request.
We will let you know by March 25th your day and time of your audition.
Resumes received after March 25th will not be considered

Bring three selections. One should be in English, and can be a translation.
Because of time constraints we may be only able to listen to one selection.
An accompanist will be provided, but you may bring your own

DO NOT SENT MATERIALS ELECTRONICALLY

 

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2017 Annual Auditions

If we heard you at the recent Boston Singers Resource auditions
we will contact you if we need to hear you again.

Longwood Opera will be holding annual auditions for local, Boston based singers only:

Saturday April 22, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Sunday, April 23 from 2:00pm - 5:00pm


Sunday, April 23 from 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Fellowship Hall, Christ Episcopal Church

1132 Highland Avenue, Needham

We will be auditioning singers for our annual
Tuesday evening summer concert series
and our
November 3, 4, & 5 production of
Humperdinck's Hansel & Gretel
costumed, staged and performed in English

If you would like to obtain an audition time, send your current resume, photo and a cover letter to: Longwood Opera, 42 Hawthorn Avenue, Needham, MA, 02492.

In your cover letter state your preferred date & time to be heard and an e-mail contact.
We will do our best to accommodate your request.
We will let you know by April 15th your day and time of your audition.
Resumes received after April 12th will not be considered.

Bring three selections (one should be in English and can be a translation).
Because of time constraints we may be only able to listen to one selection.
An accompanist will be provided, but you may bring your own.

DO NOT SENT MATERIALS ELECTRONICALLY

 

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Ticket Information

Tickets may be purchased at the door for cash or checks (not credit cards!) for all performances.

General Admission:

$23

Seniors:

$18

Students:

$15

Children 10 and under:

$13

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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Longwood Opera
42 Hawthorn Avenue
Needham, Massachusetts 02492-3806

For more information call (781) 455-0960 or send e-mail to Encore@LongwoodOpera.org

Last updated on April 11, 2017 by Marion Leeds Carroll
(longwood at leedscarroll.com)