Song & Dance events in Albuquerque, Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico
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Song & Dance events


Wednesday Oct 31, 2018
  • Vissi d'arte!

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    Opera Southwest presents a new production of Giacomo Puccini's timeless tale of political intrigue, Tosca beginning on Sunday, Oct. 28 at 2pm and continuing on Wednesday, Oct. 31 at 7:30pm, Friday, Nov. 2 at 7:30pm, with a closing matinee on Sunday, Nov. 4 at 2pm at The National Hispanic Cultural Center. The opera premiered in 1900 and marks a compositional transition toward modernism; dialogue and recitative has been replaced in favor through-composition, or a continuous musical stream. In fact Puccini's score is riddled with references to and influences from one of the movement's progenitors, Wagner. The use of leitmotifs directly tied to the the appearance of certain characters on stage is another interesting aspect of this musical tendency toward modernism. Though action of the opera amounts to a typical historical political melodrama complete with torture and murder, the rich orchestration and beautiful arias—some of the composer's most popular—make this work, the thrilling story of Floria Tosca and Mario Cavaradossi, a wonder to see and hear even after 120 years. Maestro Anthony Barrese conducts this Italian opera (subtitles provided) in three acts with one intermission; tickets range in price from $15 to $89. (August March)

    National Hispanic Cultural Center
    Opera Southwest Presents Puccini’s Tosca
  • Opera Southwest Presents Puccini’s Tosca
Friday Nov 2, 2018
  • Expecto Performance

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    Our global obsession with the Wizarding World hasn’t diminished at all, and proof positive of that comes in the shape of The Growing Stage’s upcoming Avadakedabaret: An Unforgivable Evening of Song and Spoof. The riddikulus night of musical theater from Albuquerque’s finest returns us to the world of Hogwarts and our favorite characters for two weekends of siriusly entertaining cabaret (on Friday, Oct. 26, Saturday, Oct. 27, and Nov. 2 and 3, all performances at 8pm). Buy a $15 ticket, sneak in your butterbeers, leave the first years at home (this is a PG-13 show) and head to The Growing Stage for a night of magic you’re bound to remember. Always. (Maggie Grimason)

    Growing Stage
    An Evening of Song and Spoof
  • National Hispanic Cultural Center
    Opera Southwest Presents Puccini’s Tosca
  • Opera Southwest Presents Puccini’s Tosca
Saturday Nov 3, 2018
Sunday Nov 4, 2018

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