Arizona Musicfest--Italian Symphony & Opera3:00 pmLa Casa de Cristo Church, Scottsdale, AZ
Arizona Musicfest closes out its treasured Festival Orchestra Week by performing Mendelssohn’s dramatic Symphony No. 4(“Italian”), a masterwork that conjures images of Italy’s abundant countryside and lively cities, as well as Leoncavallo’sPagliacci, one of the most iconic Italian operas of all time.Pagliacci (Clowns) is a one-act drama filled with passion, intrigue, and tragedy, as well as lush choral scenes and one of the most famous arias of all time, Vesti la giubba. The performance will feature stars from the famed Metropolitan Opera, including Carl Tanner and Gordon Hawkins, along with the Arizona Musicfest Festival Chorus.
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