Stony Brook Opera Gala at Brookhaven Lab, November 16

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UPTON, NYThe Stony Brook Opera will present a gala concert at the U. S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory on Wednesday, November 16, at noon in Berkner Hall. Sponsored by Brookhaven Science Associates, the event is free and open to the public. All visitors to the Laboratory 16 and older must bring a photo I.D.

The performance will include scenes from opera and musical theater. Ensembles to be featured include the trio, "Soave sia il vento" from Mozart's Così Fan Tutte, the "Ice Cream" sextet from Kurt Weill's Street Scene, and "Make Our Garden Grow" from Leonard Bernstein's Candide.

Duets to be performed include the Brindisi from Verdi's La Traviata and the Barcarolle from Offenbach's Les Contes d'Hoffmann. The program will also include arias from Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro. The selections will be performed semi-staged with piano accompaniment and sung in the original languages, with projected titles in English. Performing these selections will be the talented young singers of Stony Brook Opera, under the musical direction of Timothy Long. Brenda Harris will stage the scenes.

Call (631) 344-2345 for more information.

Media Contacts: Jane Koropsak,, (631) 344-4909, or Peter Genzer,, (631) 344-3174.

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