As I have many times in past years, I ventured up to Katonah, New York for a beautiful evening of singing at Caramoor's Summer Music Festival. You will recall my fondness for this venue, for the beautiful surroundings and the opportunity to hear fresh, young talent alongside more accomplished professionals. The work that Will Crutchfield, Director of Opera at Caramoor, and his team do is to be commended.
On Saturday, July 12, the main event was Mr. Donizetti's Lucrezia Borgia, (libretto by Mr. Felice Romani, based on Mr. Victor Hugo's play, Lucrèce Borgia). As usual, there was so much more than that one opera on offer! I like to arrive early and hear the afternoon lectures and concerts of apprentice...
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