October 22, 2014

Free Concert, Opera in the Park Aug 30

“Opera in the Park” is a free concert presented by Salt Marsh Opera on Thursday, August 30 (rain date August 31), at 6:30 PM on the Old Saybrook Town Green, adjacent to the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, 300 Main Street.

Baritone Kyle Pfortmiller and Soprano, Laura Pfortmiller will perform duets and arias from the works of Verdi, Puccini, and other grand opera composers. Accompanist is Cathy Venable.  According to Artistic and Executive Director Simon Holt, “Pack a picnic, bring a chair and enjoy a glorious summer evening of your opera favorites under the stars courtesy of the Salt Marsh Opera.”

Sponsors of “Opera in the Park” are the Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism, the Economic Development Commission – Town of Old Saybrook, and the Essex Savings Bank.  Wilma Asch of Old Saybrook’s Economic Development Commission is the Event Coordinator.