Opera at Florham presents its Holiday Special featuring a studio adaptation of La Cenerentola. The dynamic cast of professional artists will bring to life the familiar tale of Cinderella, as depicted by the great Opera composer Gioachino Rossini. The Opera will be presented in concert form, abridged to approximately 1 hour, and sung in English with artists in costumes. Stay after the performance for Holiday refreshments and a Seasonal Sing-a-long around the piano. This exciting performance will take place at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s College at Florham, Madison, NJ.
Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 3PM.
Bring the children!
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Click below to view the concert program
On the Student Outreach performances on Decembers 15, 2014:
“Marie Duffy Grammar School, Wharton, was a success today and the children were well behaved considering K-5, about 500 of them for almost an hour. There was a group of about 10 autistic children with their aides as well. You will see by the photos that the costumes and antics of the 2 mean sisters was very appealing to the children. David Wroe, OAF’s Artistic Director and Conductor of NJ Festival Orchestra, Westfield, spoke, narrated & explained to the children as the show went along. He really related to the young children by telling them to ‘boo’ the mean stepsisters and father for their treatment of Cinderella. There were comments to us later of how they liked the program. This school was chosen by the Education Director, Barbara Reuther, Morris Arts Council, as fulfilling our request for a school in an underserved area. The Principal, Pamela Blalock, is very supportive of all the arts. She explained to us today that the school is a microcosm of many nations (Asians, Hispanic, etc.), some students cannot speak English, must have English as Second Language Teachers as part of her program, many aides assist in the classroom who speak Spanish, etc. This program was also presented to 2 schools in Newark: Arts High and JFK School for the Developmentally Disabled. ” – Joan Del Guidice, Opera at Florham President
Read an article about the Student Outreach Program from The Daily Record
Photos from the December 14th, 2014 performance and from the Student Outreach Performances at schools in Newark, NJ and Wharton, NJ.
* $2.50 per ticket fee (General Admission, Senior , Student)
* $1 per ticket fee for bulk ticket sales