Opera Company of Middlebury (VT) will present an operatic rarity – Tchaikovsky's version of the Joan of Arc story, Orleanskaya deva or The Maid of Orleans. It will be sung in Russian with English subtitles. A sweeping tale in the style of French grand opera, it offers stunning orchestral passages, vibrant choruses, and a heroic role for the young mezzo-soprano playing Joan, sung here by Annie Rosen.
Opera Company of Middlebury is Vermont's only professional opera company. Michael Sakir will conduct the orchestra and Douglas Anderson will direct.
Performances on October 1, 7, and 9 will begin at 7:30 PM. The performance on October 3 will begin at 2:00 PM.
Tickets: $57, $67, and $82
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