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Longwood Opera
Silver Anniversary Gala

Photos by Marcia Brumit Kropf

Printed program (PDF)

Amis, l'amour tendre et rêveur - Les contes d'Hoffmann - Offenbach
Another toast for the evening - Love the sound (of Longwood Opera) and the divine wine

Phil Lauriat

Phil Lauriat

Silver Aria - Ballad of Baby Doe - Moore
Gold is a fine thing (but silver is better)
- Stephanie Mann

Stephanie Mann

Do You Love Me - Fiddler on the Roof - Bock
After twenty-five years it's nice to know you love me (and Longwood Opera)

Martha Warren/Tom Weber

Martha Warren, Tom Weber

Tale of the Oyster - Fifty Million Frenchmen - Porter
See him on his silver platter

Vanessa Schukis

Vanessa Schukis

My Favorite Things - The Sound of Music - Rodgers/Hammerstein
Silver white winters that melt into springs

Sara Michale Smith

Sara Michale Smith

Liebhaber in allen Gestalten - Schubert
I wish I were gold, always in your pocket (perhaps Longwood Opera may celebrate a golden anniversary!)

Marion Leeds Carroll

Marion Leeds Carroll

Look for the Silver Lining - Zip, Goes a Million - Kern
Always look for the silver lining and try to find the sunny side of life

Stephanie Mann

Stephanie Mann

O vin dissipe la tristesse - Hamlet - Thomas
Of our beautiful days God knows the number (maybe it is 25?)

Ed Batutis

Ed Batutis

Nessun dorma - Turandot - Puccini
Nothing to do with silver, 25 or Longwood Opera, but a great piece to end the evening!

Ethan Bremner/Ensemble

Ethan Bremner

the ensemble
Curtain call!

Time for a reception -

Reception table


Let's celebrate with a cake!

Charlotte Brumit cuts the cake

Charlotte Brumit cuts the cake.

Brumit and Brody at the reception

The maestri at the reception

Scotty and Manson at the reception<

The founders at the reception

Act 1 | Flyer | Act 2 and reception

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Last updated on April 1, 2017 by Marion Leeds Carroll
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