September 23, 2014

Free Opera at the Library, Pavarotti – Jan. 21

Singers Aprile Millo and Luciano Pavarotti in Verdi’s opera Un Ballo In Maschera, which will screen at the Essex Library Monday January 21 at 2 p.m.  (Photo Metropolitan Opera)

Singers Aprile Millo and Luciano Pavarotti in Verdi’s opera Un Ballo In Maschera. (Photo Metropolitan Opera)

Everybody loves Luciano, the golden-voiced tenor whose popularity crossed nearly every musical genre.  The Essex Library presents a classic 1991 performance of Verdi’s Un Ballo In Maschera filmed at the Metropolitan Opera and featuring Luciano Pavarotti and Aprile Millo, conducted by James Levine on Monday January 21 at 2 p.m. Enjoy this grand-scale feature and the magnificent voices of these opera greats on our big screen and fabulous Bose sound system.

No registration is necessary, and the program is free and open to all, so bring your music-loving friends. The Essex Library is at 33 West Avenue.