Opera in Cinema comes to Indian Lake Theater

INDIAN LAKE - Indian Lake Theater (ILT) is offering a new program in the coming weeks - a sampling of opera from the world's greatest opera houses.

These new opera performances live on the big screen come from Emerging Pictures, a new digital company providing streamed concerts, films and now great opera and ballet performances to independent and non-profit theaters across the country. ILT will be showing renowned performances from Italy, Germany, Belgium, Russia and various other locations every month, 7 p.m. Thursdays with an encore performances 4 p.m. the following Sundays. Admission is $15.

An encore presentation of Bizet's "Carmen" with conductor Daniel Barenboim, director Emma Dante, and stars Anita Rachvelishvili and Jonas Kaufmann will be presented 4 p.m. Sunday, July 25.

Verdi's "La Traviata" with conductor Lorin Maazel and director Liliana Cavani will feature Angela Gheorghiu and Ramon Vargas and premiere Thursday, Aug. 12, 7 p.m., with an encore 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 15.

"Bringing such renowned talent to the Indian Lake stage in such a unique manner upholds the mission of the Indian Lake Theater," said director Patricia Connor. "These coming performances will be rich with culture and a pleasure to watch."

Coming to the theater in the fall are ballet performances from Bolshoi and Marinsky Theatres in St. Petersburg, Russia.

For further information regarding Indian Lake Theater Community Stage and Screen go to www.indianlaketheater.org or call 518-352-7760.

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