Gala Concert & Concerti sul Sagrato (Evening Concerts)

NEW FOR 2017!   ORCHESTRA CONCERTS WILL BE HELD AT THE FOUNTAIN PLAZA NEAR MAIN CHURCH DOORS

 

2017 Italian Festival Classical Music Performance Schedule 

 

Sunday June 11  3PM

15th Annual Italian Festival Gala Concert

Music by Rossini, Paganini, Donizetti and Verdi

The Catholic University of America, Opera Department,

First State Ballet

Wilmington Ballet Academy of Dance

Italian Festival Orchestra and Chorus

Alessandra Cuffaro, Violin

Gus Mercante, Countertenor.

Simeone Tartaglione, Artistic Director and Conductor

 

Concerti sul Sagrato (short concerts outside the church)

 

Monday June 12  

10:30AM-12:30PM

FREE masterclass in Italian Opera for young singers by Sharon Christman, Head of Voice Division, Benjamin T. Rome School of Music at The Catholic University of America.  Download the flyer by clicking here.

7PM

Concert with selected masterclass participants, accompanied by Hiroko Yamasaki, Piano

 

Wednesday June 14

7PM

Southern Maryland Youth Orchestra

Vivaldi from The Four Seasons, Spring, Summer

Amos Fayette, Violin

Julien Benichou, Music Director

 

 

Friday June 16

7PM

Monteverdi Ensemble

Celebrating Monteverdi’s 450th birthday!

Lauren Conrad, Dawn Murphy, Sopranos

Augustine Mercante, Countertenor, Leader

William Lim, Tenor, Gabriel Harley, Bass

 

 

Saturday June 17

7PM

Italian Tour Orchestra, Bon Voyage Concert, Music by Rossini, Pugnani-Kreisler, Bernstein, Dvorak

Delaware Youth Symphony Orchestra

Maryland Classic Youth Orchestra at Strathmore

Alessandra Cuffaro, Violin

Simeone Tartaglione, Music Director

 

 

 

2018 Dates & Times

Sunday, 6/10: 2-10:30PM
Monday-Friday, 6/11-6/15: 5:30-10:30PM
Saturday, 6/16: 2-10:30PM
Sunday, 6/17: 2-8:30PM

2017 Admission Pricing

Admission Pricing:
Ages 14-61: $5/day
Under age 14: FREE (when accompanied by parent/guardian 18 or older)
Over age 61: FREE

8-Day Passes: Available for $12 pre-Festival (at parish office through Friday; 6/9) & for $15 on-site

Visa/MasterCard/Discover/Festival Gift Card accepted

2017 Midway Ride Pricing

2017 Midway Ride Pricing

Advance Ride Tickets
25 tickets for $20

On-Site Pricing
2 tickets for $3
24 tickets for $25
54 tickets for $50

Cash/Visa/MC/Discover/Festival Gift Card accepted

Pet Policy

Only certified & identified assistance or guide animals are permitted on the Festival grounds.  Thank you for your cooperation.

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