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[caption id="attachment_1433" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="r-l Barbara Fiala, TCO Director Reed Smith, Forum Friends Ron Sall and Sue Kirkland, TCO Board Member Dr. Michael Bogdasarian "]Barbara Fiala and Friends of the Forum [/caption] Tri-Cities Opera and the Friends of the Forum are teaming up Saturday, Feb. 5, for what is being billed as a “gala cocktail party fundraiser” to benefit the Friends’ efforts to finance improvements to the downtown...
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EDITOR'S NOTE: Reviewer Tony Villecco attended Wednesday's final dress rehearsal for the Tri-Cities Opera production of "The Elixir of Love" and heard the opening night cast. Performances are at 8 p.m today (April 30) and 3 p.m. Sunday (May 2) at The Forum, 236 Washington St., Binghamton. Tickets: Call 772-0400, or visit www.tricitiesopera.com. Reviewed by Tony Villecco The first time I saw Donizetti’s comic opera "The Elixir of Love" was in the '80s, and Richard Leech sang Nemorino, the romantic tenor lead. He then went on...
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Review submitted by Tony Villecco To open its 61st season, Binghamton’s Tri-Cities Opera has produced a visually and vocally sparkling "Le Nozze di Figaro." Mozart’s perennial favorite, based on the story by Beaumarchais with libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte, has retained all of its humor and pathos, commenting on the division of class structure with as much relevance today as when it premiered in 1786. But make no mistake, it is the music that shines, and the majority of these young singers rose to its challenges. Read more