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Gala: Double Bill & reception

Join Heartbeat Opera for a unique opportunity to see two monumental works on the same day. Experience Heartbeat Opera's bold, new productions of DON GIOVANNI and FIDELIO, and enjoy an exclusive dinner reception with the Heartbeat Opera family between performances.

 

Sunday, May 6, 2018

  • 3pm DON GIOVANNI
  • Gala Reception
  • 7:30pm FIDELIO

Baruch Performing Arts Center
55 Lexington Avenue, NYC

(Enter on 25th St btw Lexington & 3rd Aves)

 

Your Gala Ticket

With the purchase of a Gala Double Bill ticket, you are supporting the 70+ Heartbeat artists working on the Spring Festival.

Your ticket includes the same premium seat at performances of DON GIOVANNI and FIDELIO on Sunday, May 6, plus a delicious dinner and drinks with the Heartbeat Opera family between performances.  

Don Giovanni @ 3pm

Experience Louisa Proske's bold take on DON GIOVANNI. Set to the most sublime music ever written, Mozart’s masterpiece finds complex resonance in our cultural climate.

Dinner Reception

Join the Heartbeat Opera family in an exclusive reception. Enjoy a delicious dinner and drinks with the Heartbeat Opera leadership team, creative partners, and fellow supporters.

Fidelio @ 7:30pm

Return to the theater for Ethan Heard's captivating new production of FIDELIO. Featuring the voices of imprisoned people, this daring adaptation of Beethoven's opera pits corruption against courage, hate against hope.

 
 
 

Photos from last year's gala

 
 
 

press from Last year's festival

 

"This small, adventurous company strives to make opera a visceral, intimate and immediate 'encounter,' as they have said. Their alterations to masterpieces aim to get past dated elements that can mute the raw emotions and the timeless issues coursing within the original works."

– Anthony Tommasini, ‘Butterfly’ and ‘Carmen,’ in Bold and Vivid Cuts (The New York Times

 

 
 

Carmen was "gripping as music theater ... Louisa Proske set out to examine and challenge the all-too-timely oppositions structured around borders of all types. ... an anti-touristic Carmen."

Opera News, In Review: Madama Butterfly (5/20/17), Carmen (5/25/17)

 

 
 

"[W]hat’s so pleasing about Heartbeat Opera’s “Butterfly” is how well its artistic intentions dovetail with its limited means."

– Russell Platt, The Trailblazing Efforts of “Indie Opera” (The New Yorker)

 
 
 

experience the spring Festival

DON GIOVANNI // May 2–12, 2018
Anarchy! Revolution! Desire! Set to the most sublime music ever written, Mozart’s masterpiece finds complex resonance in our cultural climate.
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FIDELIO // May 3-13, 2018
Featuring the voices of imprisoned people, this daring adaptation of Beethoven's opera pits corruption against courage, hate against hope.
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GALA: DOUBLE BILL // May 6, 2018
Don't miss this unique opportunity to see two monumental works on the same day. Experience DON GIOVANNI and FIDELIO, and enjoy an exclusive dinner with the Heartbeat Opera family between performances.
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