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Opera Connection: Rigoletto

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Opera expert/writer-producer Dennis Kleinman will lead a lively discussion on Rigoletto. Doors open an hour before – come early for coffee and pastries!

Whether you are a seasoned Opera buff or someone who has always wondered ‘What’s the fuss?’, ‘What’s a libretto?’ or maybe even ‘Why the funny hats?’, The Opera Connection will give you something to sing about. Hosted by cultural historian/composer Dennis Neil Kleinman, the Opera Connection will present lively, engaging, jargon-free discussions before selected Met @ The Music Hall broadcasts this season, the perfect way to enhance and enrich your enjoyment of these magnificent works. So if you don’t get opera, or if you want to get it on a whole new level…Get Connected!

Opera Connection for 2012-2013

L’Elisir D’Amore, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012 @ 10:30am (Opera starts at Noon)
Aida, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012 @ 10:30am (Opera starts at Noon)
Rigoletto, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 @ 11:30am (Opera starts at 1pm)
Parsifal, Saturday, March 2, 2013 @ 10:30am (Opera starts at Noon)

Tickets for Opera Connection

Tickets are $14 - which includes a house beverage – and are on sale to members noon Saturday September 1, and to non-members, noon Saturday September 15 at The Music Hall Box Office located at the Historic Theater at 28 Chestnut Street, Portsmouth, NH, by phone at 603-436-2400.

About our Moderator

Dennis Kleinman is a writer/producer whose work has appeared on The Disney Channel, Showtime and The History Channel. Kids know Dennis best for writing the theme song for the multi-Emmy Award-winning PBS series Reading Rainbow.