Opera series unveiling new season
Hudson Film Society opening cultural doors
Kicking things off will be Tosca (Puccini) taking place at 2 p.m. on Oct. 21. The remainder of the series will be as follows: Aida (Verdi) Nov. 18 at 2 p.m; Die Fledermaus he Hudson Film Society is ready to unveil a new season of opera - and more - that will be shown in an intimate setting and on a theatre quality screen. The popular six-part winter HD Opera Series, titled Opera and Beyond, will take place Sunday afternoons (and one Monday evening) at the Hudson Village Theatre. The series will feature theatre quality screenings of some of the world’s best shows that have been filmed for such viewing and which are gaining popularity with audiences everywhere. According to HFS organizers the screenings will include not only opera but other forms of musical theatre such as operettas and Broadway shows. (Strauss) Jan. 13 at 2 p.m.; La Traviata (Verdi) Feb. 10 at 2 p.m.; The Mikado (Gilbert and Sullivan) March 24 at 2 p.m. A final show, billed only as a “Broadway mystery item,” has yet to be announced, but will be shown on Monday April 22 at 7:30 p.m.
According to a press release issued by HFS president Clint Ward, the screenings will be ‘examples of the best programs available and ones that demonstrate the power of musical theatre from the great stages of the world.’
Seats in the intimate Hudson theatre that is situated in a converted train station will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.
Tickets can be purchased individually or in a block of six tickets. Opera & Beyond membership information can also be obtained by calling Trish Kelly at 450 202-0773, or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. For information on The Hudson Film Society, go to www.hudsonfilmsociety.ca.
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