Opera Saratoga opens its 60th Anniversary Season with QUIXOTIC OPERA, a concert of scenes from operas inspired by Cervantes’ iconic novel that takes us on the adventures of a nobleman named Alonso Quixano, who reads so many chivalric romances that he loses his mind and decides to become a knight-errant to revive chivalry and serve his nation under the name Don Quixote de la Mancha! Presented in partnership with Pitney Meadows Community Farm, the program will feature scenes from Don Quichotte chez la Duchesse (1743) by Joseph Bodin de Boismortier and Charles Simon Favart; Die Hochzeit des Camacho (1827) by Felix Mendelssohn and Friedrich Voigts; Il furioso all’isola di San Domingo (1833) by Gaetano Donizetti and Jacopo Ferretti; Don Quixote (1898) by Wilhelm Kienzl; La Venta de Don Quijote (1902) by Ruperto Chapí and Carlos Fernandez Shaw; Don Quichotte (1910) by Jules Massenet and Henri Caïn; and El retablo de maese Pedro (1923) by Manuel de Falla.
Duration: 80 minutes, no intermission
Thursday, June 24th @ 7pm
Friday, June 25th @ 7pm
Cast and Creative
Featuring Opera Saratoga’s 2021 Festival Artists
Musical Director: Laurie Rogers
Pitney Meadows Community Farm
233 West Avenue
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Tickets for QUIXOTIC OPERA will go on sale for Opera Saratoga Members on Monday, May 3rd; and to the general public on Monday, May 10th:
- Opera Saratoga Members should call 518.584.6018 for member priority tickets.
- As of May 10th, tickets will be available to the public online at spac.org