What to See in 2023

In the summer of 2023, the Festival offers productions of Puccini’s La bohème, Bernstein’s Candide, Gounod’s Romeo and Juliet, Handel’s Rinaldo and a world premiere youth opera, The Rip Van Winkles by Ben Morris and Laura Fuentes. 

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La bohème |  Puccini
Young Parisians with big dreams encounter love, laughter, heartbreak and loss in one of opera’s most unforgettable scores.

Candide | Bernstein
Based on Voltaire’s novel, Candide considers the absurdity of life with a mix of wit, satire and heart in this fast-paced story of youthful idealism.

Romeo and Juliet | Gounod
This classic tale of feuding families and fateful love glows with Gounod’s radiant melodies.

Rinaldo | Handel
Rinaldo’s fantastical story of love, magic and heroism features some of Handel’s greatest hits.

The Rip Van Winkles | Morris/Fuentes
In an idyllic rural valley, parents conspire to keep the youth oblivious to the modern world in this world-premiere youth opera. This production is not included in a Ticket Package.


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Graphic of the 2023 calendar with performances July 7 through August 20, 2023. For specific dates, please call 607-547-2255


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