Thursday, 19 January 2023 12:40

Opera Saratoga Announces 2023 Summer Festival Lineup at UPH

Saratoga Opera has announced its 2023 Festival Season, and the America Sings concert run at Caffe Lena. Saratoga Opera has announced its 2023 Festival Season, and the America Sings concert run at Caffe Lena.

SARATOGA SPRINGS ­— Opera Saratoga has announced its 2023 summer festival season at Universal Preservation Hall, as well as concert performances in the Spa Little Theatre, The Mansion of Saratoga, and at Caffè Lena. 

The festival season features three productions: the Tony-award winning musical comedy A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, Donizetti’s bel canto masterpiece Don Pasquale, and a world-premiere of a new children’s opera based upon Oscar Wilde’s tale The Selfish Giant with music by Clarice Assad and libretto by Lila Palmer and additional festival concerts. Each performance will feature production elements that leverage the unique site-specific features of UPH and will have an orchestra.

2023 Festival Performances at Universal Preservation Hall:

A Gentleman’s Guide — June 30, July 2 (matinee), 6, & 8, UPH

Don Pasquale — July 1, 7, & 9 (matinee), UPH

The Selfish Giant — July 1 (matinee) & 8 (matinee). 

More information and subscription purchase information can be found at 

Additionally, Opera Saratoga has announced the America Sings concert series at Caffè Lena, amplifying the voices of BIPOC artists who have historically been underrepresented on the concert stage. Each event will feature a wide array of classical, jazz, and popular music curated by the artists themselves. 

America Sings concerts will be live streamed to the public for free; viewers are encouraged to contribute through a virtual ‘tip jar’ donation during each event to support Opera Saratoga’s programming and expansion of civic practice in the community. 

Concert Dates: Sunday, February 19 at 1 p.m. Cierra Byrd, mezzo soprano; Sunday, March 12, at 1 p.m. Wooyoung Yoon, tenor; Sunday, April 23 at 1 p.m. Helena Colindres, soprano, and Sunday, June 18, at 7 p.m. Dr. Carl DuPont, baritone.

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