Opera Naples to Host Two Musical Performances in March
Performances include Leonard Bernstein Tribute and the Grammy Award Winning Ying Quartet
By: Opera Naples
A CELEBRATION OF LEONARD BERNSTEIN, MARCH 10, 2018 AT 7:30 PM
Opera Naples will celebrate the 100th birthday year of the great American composer, educator, and conductor, Leonard Bernstein with an evening of his enchanting music performed by soloists and the Opera Naples Chorus.
Leonard Bernstein is one of the most visible personalities in classical music during the 20th century. He has been named one of the most prodigiously talented and successful musicians in American History. He is internationally recognized as composer, conductor, educator and humanitarian.
Composer: Bernstein's famous works include West Side Story and Candide, in addition to various symphonies, choral pieces, ballet, and songs.
Conductor: Bernstein conducted the great orchestras of the world over four decades, and was music director of the New York Philharmonic for 11 years. He influenced and taught the many of the conductors who now lead major orchestras worldwide.
Educator: Bernstein was dedicated to communicating the joy of music to young people. Many generations will remember Bernstein's pioneering TV series Young People's Concerts.
Ticket prices range from $35.00 - $95.00. For tickets and more information, please call (239) 963-9050 (tel:(239)%20963-
BEAUX ARTS CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES PRESENTS YING STRING QUARTET, MARCH 22, 2018 AT 7:30 PM
Back by popular demand, the Ying String Quartet will be performing one of the greatest masterworks in the quartet literature: Grosse Fugue by Ludwig Van Beethoven with Beaux Arts Chamber Music Series Artistic Director and pianist Tao Lin. The program will also include Mendelssohn's String Quartet, Op. 12 and Dohnanyi's Piano Quintet, Op. 1.
Los Angeles Times has described the Ying Quartet "as close to the ideal as possible, delivering chamber music of astonishing, refreshing exaltation and exhilaration."
Ticket prices range from $20.00 - $59.00. For tickets and more information, please call (239) 963-9050 (tel:(239)%20963-
ABOUT OPERA NAPLES
Located in the heart of Naples in Southwest Florida's Collier County, Opera Naples is dedicated to presenting opera productions and concerts of the highest quality. An artistic powerhouse in an area known for its pristine beaches world-class dining, shopping, and art galleries, Opera Naples is a cultural gem in Southwest Florida.
Opera Naples presents internationally renowned performers and directors, while nurturing the region's promising young talent. The Opera Naples Academy, now in its second year, auditions professional opera singers from all over the world to train with outstanding opera instructors in Naples, Florida and includes performances open to the public. Each season, Opera Naples produces classic grand operas at Artis-Naples, as well as chamber opera and concerts at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. A staunch proponent of community service and education outreach, the company has introduced opera to over 60,000 local area children since its inception and offers various programs, including Lee and Collier county in-school programs and performances, the Resident Artists Program and Summer Youth Program.
Opera Naples is led by internationally renowned Spanish conductor, Artistic Director Ramón Tebar, known for his musical versatility, compelling interpretations and orchestra building skills.
Over the past decade, the company has earned local, regional and state government support. Opera Naples is grateful to its sponsors, patrons and many supporters who have helped it become an important part of the cultural fabric of the region. Opera Naples is located at the Wang Opera Center, 2408 Linwood Ave, Naples, Florida, 34112 USA. For more information, visit OperaNaples.org (http://operanaples.org/?
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