Opera Lancaster puts antebellum spin on Mozart's 'Cosi fan tutte'
There's one option you may not have known about -- well, I sure didn't -- and it's a reasonable drive to the north. Opera Lancaster opens its 60th anniversary season this week (that it has been around six decades makes me feel even worse that I overlooked its existence).
The company has chosen Mozart's wonderfully comedy of the sexes, "Cosi fan tutte," and has given it an intriguing twist. Director Anne Mason has re-located the opera to ...
The cast includes Luke Grooms, a tenor who performed with the old Baltimore Opera in "The Bartered Bride" and on the national tour of "Phantom of the Opera" that played the Hippodrome last year. The conductor is Simon Andrews.
Opera Lancaster's performances of "Cosi fan tutte", held in the High Fine Arts Center at Lancaster Mennonite High School, are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday.